President Akinci has given the National Unity Party (UBP) the mandate to form a new government.
Arriving at the Presidential Palace this lunch time, leader of the UBP Huseyin Ozgurgun received the mandate from the President.
It is expected that the UBP will form a coalition the Democratic Party (DP).
According to the TRNC Constitution, the Council of Ministers have to complete this task within 15 days. If not, they will be obliged to hand the mandate back.