Yunal Said LYUTFI


Born on Apr. 8, 1944 in Harmanli, Haskovo district. Married, has one son and one daughter.

Completed the French language high school in Varna 1962. Graduated in Turkish Philology, and later in French Philology from Sofia University "St. Kliment Ohridski" 1970. Worked as collaborator and head of the "Cultural Relations with the Balkan States and the States of Asia and Africa" department in the Committee for Culture 1971-83. Deputy editor-in-chief of "Bibliotekar" magazine 1983-89.

Member of MRF since 1990. Member of the Regional Council of MRF in Sofia since 1990. Member of the Central Council and the Central Operative Bureau of MRF 1990-Dec.1996. Deputy chair of the Central Council of MRF 1991-96. MP (elected in Targovishte) in the 7th Grand National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of MRF). Deputy chair of the Committee on Culture and Spiritual Values in the 7th Grand National Assembly. MP (elected in Targovishte) in the 36th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of MRF). Deputy chair of the Parliamentary Group of MRF in the 36th National Assembly. Deputy chair and acting chair of the Committee on Foreign Policy in the 36th National Assembly. MP (elected in Targovishte) in the 37th National Assembly (Parliamentary Group of MRF). Deputy chair (spokesperson) of the 37th National Assembly.