The local newspaper of Istanbul “Sariyer Times” reported on March 7 that the family of President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan met with the groom’s family in one of the villas in Sariyer district, which, possibly, will be a home to the newly-weds.
30-year-old Sumeyye Erdogan, daughter of Turkish president, is going to marry soon a military engineer Selcuk Bayraktar. The daughter of the head of the republic studied sociology and politic at the University of Indiana in the United States before receiving a master’s degree at the London School of Economics.
36-year-old Selcuk Bayraktar graduated from the Massachusetts University of Technology (MIT) in the US and works at the military-industrial enterprise Baykar, which is headed by his father Ozdemir Bayraktar since 2007. The father’s company is closely linked to the supply of military equipment to the Turkish military forces.