Tarık Buğra is a Turkish politician who has held a variety of positions in the Turkish government since 2011. He was most recently appointed as the Minister of Development in 2018, where he is responsible for overseeing the implementation of the government's economic and social development plans. He has also served as the Minister of Youth and Sports, the Minister of Transport and Maritime Affairs, and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources. He is also a member of the ruling Justice and Development Party, and has been a vocal supporter of the party's policies. In addition to his government roles, Buğra is a popular public speaker and has been a regular contributor to the Turkish media. He is known for his pro-business and pro-investment stances, and has often been seen as a vocal advocate for economic reform in Turkey.