Turkey’s religious directorate spent 4.6 billion liras on employees in 2015: Report
ANKARAThe Directorate of Religious Affairs (Diyanet) spent 4.6 billion Turkish Liras on employee expenditures in 2015, according to a report prepared by the court of accounts. Its total yearly expenditure reportedly amounted to 6.2 billion liras.
According to data compiled by the court, Diyanet last year spent 4.3 billion liras on its official civil servants, 69 million liras on contracted personnel and 1.7 million liras on other workers. The report also said the Diyanet had spent around 63 million liras on travel allowances for its personnel.
Meanwhile, the court of accounts report added that the Diyanet’s revenues amounted to 397 million liras, 375 million liras of which came from tax revenues.