Within the scope of the ongoing field work of the ministers, the Minister of Labor and Social Security Vedat Bilgin met with the citizens in Aydın within the scope of the ‘City Meetings Towards 2023’ program. Minister Bilgin, who previously pointed to December for the regulation on Retirement Aged (EYT) and announced that they would not crush the minimum wage to inflation, this time explained the ways to fight inflation.
MINISTER BİLGİN ATTENTIONS TO THE CRISES AFTER THE PANDEMIC
Making striking statements at the Aydın meeting he attended, the Minister of Labor and Social Security, Vedat Bilgin, drew attention to the global crises during his speech. Minister Vedat Bilgin, who explained these crises that caused inflation in particular, gave his speech; “The major crises in the world are symptomatic of the collapse of the hegemony of the West. A new era is beginning. We have to solve the problems and problems of the society. After the pandemic, there are 2 big problems in the world: One is the energy crisis, and the other is the production and inflation crisis that emerged with the supply problem. Afterwards, Minister Bilgin also made statements about inflation and said, “Inflation affects us the most. Because the fact that inflation is 7 percent in the USA is a very serious problem, but it is an economy of more than 20 trillion dollars. Turkey is worth 1 trillion, yet Turkey is fighting a strong fight against inflation,” he drew attention with his statements.
MINISTER BİLGİN ANNOUNCED TWO WAYS TO FIGHT INFLATION
At the Aydın meeting, Vedat Bilgin, Minister of Labor and Social Security, touched on the ways of combating high inflation as well as the crisis related to inflation, and said, “You can fight inflation in two ways. First; struggle by shrinking the economy. This method negatively affects wage earners and causes unemployment. The second is the struggle by growing, producing and creating employment. Turkey applies this second method. This has a cost. He ended his speech by saying that it causes income loss for people who cannot determine their income in a part of the society.