Turkey’s presidential palace spent 4.5 million lira in 2018, a report by the Court of Accounts revealed. Annual spending at the palace totaled 1,648,678,000 lira, 705 million of which was not itemized in the report.
The presidential palace in Ankara spent 4.5 million Turkish lira daily in 2018, which totaled to annual spending of 1,648,678,000 liras, a report by the Turkish Court of Accounts revealed.
Staff at President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s residence were paid a total of 181 million lira in 2018, with events costing 48 million, catering 5.3 million, clothing 10 million, and cleaning 3.8 million lira.
With 305 million lira in income and over 943 million in billed spending, the palace was at an official deficit of 637,805,000 lira at the end of 2018.