|Prime Minister of Northern Cyprus|
|Assumed office |
12 May 2022
|Preceded by||Faiz Sucuoğlu|
|Deputy Speaker of the Assembly of the Republic|
4 September 2013 – 9 October 2015
|Preceded by||Mustafa Yektaoğlu|
|Succeeded by||Hüseyin Avkıran Alanlı|
22 June 2001 – 16 January 2004
|Preceded by||Salih Coşar|
|Succeeded by||Mehmet Bayram|
|Member of the Assembly of Republic|
|Assumed office |
19 April 2009
|Constituency||Girne (2009, 2013, 2018, 2022)|
13 October 1991 – 20 February 2005
|Constituency||Girne (1991 by-elections, 1993, 1998, 2003)|
|Born||1955 (age 66–67)|
|Political party||National Unity Party|
Üstel was born in 1955 in Paphos, and graduated from Istanbul University's Faculty of Dentistry in 1983. after returning to Northern Cyprus, he was elected in 1991 by-elections to the Assembly of the Republic for Girne as a member of the National Unity Party, and became the chamber's vice president, a position he held between 2001 and 2002. he was re-elected in 2003, and later returned to the assembly in 2009, being re-elected again in 2013 before becoming the chamber's vice president for a second time between 4 September 2013 and 9 October 2015.
On 6 April 2011, Üstel became a member of İrsen Küçük's government as the Minister of Tourism, Culture, Youth and Environment. he ser serving for a period as the Minister of Public works before becoming the Minister of Health on 20 February 2021 following the dismissal of Ali Pilli. an office he held until 5 November 2021. he became the Minister of the Interior on 21 February 2022 following the formation of a new government.
Üstel is married and has two children.
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