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Parliament’s Constitution Conciliation Commission will hold its first meeting with civic society representatives next week to hear demands and proposals on what the new constitution should entail, Turkish Daily News has learned.

Parliament’s Constitution Conciliation Commission will hold its first meeting with civic society representatives next week to hear demands and proposals on what the new constitution should entail, Turkish Daily News has learned.

The three sub-commissions will hold talks with the Turkish Industry and Business Association (TÜSİAD), the Independent Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (MÜSİAD), the Turkish Economic and Social Studies Foundation (TESEV), the Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey (TEPAV), the Turkish Religious Foundation and the Hacıbektaş Association at meetings scheduled for Dec. 5 and 6.

The representatives of the civic groups will submit their views both verbally and in writing. The meetings will be recorded and the minutes will be presented to the commission members.

Meanwhile, the related sub-commission has reviewed the minority foundations to be consulted with in the constitution drafting process, but the list has yet to be finalized, Daily News has learned.

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