General Secretary

The General Secretariat is the executive body of the Agency. Within the General Secretariat, there are experts and support personnel working under the General Secretary and the General Secretary, who are responsible to the Board of Directors.

Duties and Powers of the Secretary General

To implement the decisions of the board of directors,
To prepare the annual work program and budget and submit it to the board of directors,
To collect agency revenues, to make expenditures in accordance with the procedures and principles determined in accordance with Article 4 of the Law No.5449 on the Establishment, Coordination and Duties of Development Agencies, as well as other legislation and budget and board of directors decisions,
Deciding on the purchase, sale, rental and service purchase of movable goods other than vehicles within the limits determined by the board of directors,
To carry out activities that improve the project production and implementation capacity of the individuals, institutions and organizations in the region,
Evaluating the project and activity proposals of private sector, non-governmental organizations and local administrations and submitting proposals to the board of directors to provide financial support,
To monitor, evaluate, audit and report supported projects and activities,
Cooperating with domestic and foreign agencies and organizations related to regional development and developing joint projects,
Providing technical support for planning studies of local governments,
Determining the performance criteria of the personnel and evaluating their performance,
Proposing the recruitment and termination of personnel to the board of directors,
Participating in national and international meetings on regional development and making contacts abroad, representing the agency's general secretariat,
To carry out the secretariat and other services of the agency,
Using the powers transferred by the board of directors,
Attending board of directors meetings,
To submit proposals to the board of directors regarding the support of programs, projects and activities and the assistance to be made to individuals and organizations,
To present the budget results to the board of directors within March after the end of the budget period,
To audit the agency's activities, accounts, operations and performance and to submit an internal audit report to the development board and the board.

General Secretary

Ahmet Alanlı

He was born in 1974 in Korgan District of Ordu. He completed his primary, secondary and high school education in Samsun Terme. He completed his undergraduate education at the Middle East Technical University (METU) Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration in 1999. He graduated from Sakarya University, Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Business Administration in 2007. His doctorate education is at the thesis stage in Süleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Department of Political Science and Public Administration.

He started his career in 2000 as a Financial Analysis and Intelligence Specialist at Şekerbank in Istanbul. Between the years 2004-2014, he served as Unit Manager in Turkey Finans Participation Bank General Directorate in Istanbul. 2014 2020 in Ankara, Turkey Finans Participation Bank has worked as a Branch Manager. He was appointed as the Secretary General of Dicle Development Agency by the Minister of Industry and Technology Mustafa Varank on June 1, 2020.

Ahmet Alanlı, who speaks English, Russian and Arabic, is married with two children.

Research Strategy Development and Planning Unit

ASGPB is the unit that coordinates the relationship and cooperation with its stakeholders in all activities of the Dicle Development Agency in general, and plans and maintains the process of establishing the Regional Development Plan and similar strategies. The duties and powers of ASGPB are as follows:

Conducting or having researches done to accelerate economic, social and cultural development and increase competitiveness,
To collect and update data on provinces, to create databases,
To make sectoral analyzes with the participation of local actors, to prepare operational programs in accordance with the Regional Development Plan,
To prepare the Regional Development Plan in accordance with the National Development Plan with the participation of stakeholders,
To carry out the necessary studies for the adoption of the vision and development strategy by stakeholders,
Consolidating the agency's annual work schedule and budget,
To prepare the six-month interim reports and annual activity reports of the agency, to submit them to the authorities determined by legislation,
To support the planning studies of local governments,
Contributing to other projects carried out by the public sector, private sector, non-governmental organizations and local administrations in the region and deemed important in terms of regional plans and programs,
Identifying, planning and coordination of training needs to increase local capacity