Istanbul’s new mayor visits Erdoğan's son-in-law

Istanbul’s mayor Ekrem İmamoğlu last week paid a visit to Selçuk Bayraktar, the son-in-law of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the technical director of defence aviation firm Baykar Makina, Turkish news site ODA TV reported on Friday.

Sources told ODA TV that İmamoğlu and Bayraktar had met at a Baykar Makina factory in Istanbul’s Hadımköy district, where the company manufactures the unmanned aerial vehicles that have made it one of the leading defence and technology companies in Turkey.

İmamoğlu and Bayraktar discussed the drones produced by the company as well as T3, a foundation that works to promote high technology projects and is chaired by Bayraktar.