Biography of Mayor

Biography of Mayor

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Zekai KAFAOĞLU was born in Gökçeyazı, Balıkesir in 1950. He completed his primary and secondary education in Gökçeyazı and completed  his higher education in İstanbul University Faculty of Dentistry. He worked as the dentist in Public Hospitals.

He became  the Founder Head Doctor of Balıkesir Dental Hospital after being the counsellor to the Ministery of Health. He was the founding  provincial chairman in Virtue Party (Turkish Fazilet Partisi) and provincial inspector Welfare Party (Turkish Refah Partisi). Founding Provinvial Vice Chairman of Justice and Development Party (Turkish Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi) Provincial Chairman of congress for the two periods. Virtue Party (Turkish Fazilet Partisi) candidate congressman in 1999 and Justice and Developmnet Party (Turkish Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi) candidate congressman in 2002 and 2007.

Zekai Kafaoğlu became the Balıkesir Metropolitan Municipality Mayor in November, 2017.

He takes important tasks in Civil Society Organizations, married and father of three children.