A Study Visit to Turkey was organized by PILDAT from November 10-16, 2013 by including key members of Pakistan’s Parliament and members of PILDAT Dialogue Group on Civil-Military Relations to study the developments in Democratic Civil-Military Relations and Consolidation of Democracy in Turkey. Individual delegates have penned down their learning and analyses based on the Study Visit. This paper titled Turkey: Factors Leading to Civilian Control over the Military has been authored by Lt. Gen. (Retd.) Humayun Bangash, Former Ambassador.