Climate: The weather is hot most of the year. The really hot weather, when it is dry, dusty and unpleasant, is between March and June. Monsoon rains occur in most regions in summer anywhere between June and early October.
Time: GMT plus 5.5 hours
Currency: Indian Rupee
Visa Requirement: Passport that is valid for at least 190 days required by all nationals. Please to an Indian consulate or embassy.
Osman Akyüz, who obtained his degree from the faculty of political sciences at Ankara University, began his career as a certified public accountant at the finance ministry in 1978. He worked with the Sezai Türkes - Fevzi Akkaya Group from 1983 till 1985, after which he was appointed the manager of financial and administrative affairs at Albaraka Türk.
He has also worked as a fund allocations manager (1991-94), assistant general manager (1994-95) and general manager (1996 2002). Osman has been an executive board member of Albaraka Türk since April 2002. He is also the secretary general of the Union of Turkish Participation Banks.