More public employees dismissed, over 100 judges added to top courts
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The judges will also have more health benefits.
According to two government decrees published in the Official Gazette on Dec. 24, 637 soldiers, including 155 from land, 155 from naval and 327 others from the air forces, were expelled.
Some 360 officials were dismissed from the general command of gendarmerie forces.
Sixty-one officials from the police forces and four from the Coast Guard Command were dismissed.
The new decree also reinstated 115 people who had been dismissed from their jobs.
Some 341 people from the Directorate of Religious Affairs were dismissed, while 18 others were reinstated.
The decrees also added new members to top courts, 100 to the Court of Cassation and 16 to the Council of State.
According to the decrees, the members of both courts, and their family members, will enjoy health benefits given to the members of parliament and their health expenses will be covered from the courts’ budgets.