Prominent Turkish industrialist and businessman Erdoğan Demirören, who was the founder of Demirören Holding, which is one of Türkiye's largest conglomerates, has been commemorated on the fifth anniversary of his death.
On June 8, 2018, Demirören lost his life in a hospital in Istanbul, where he received treatment for respiratory failure for a while at the age of 80.
Prominent Journalist Abdi İpekçi, who died in an armed attack, was remembered on his 44th death anniversary with various ceremonies held to commemorate him on Feb. 1.
It has been 44 years since journalist İpekçi, the editor-in-chief and lead columnist of daily Millliyet, was killed an armed attack in front of his house in Istanbul's Şişli district.
Assailants opened fire on Sept. 1 on the headquarters of the Turkish Football Federation as the board met inside, officials said, adding that no one was injured in the attack.
Two suspects were arrested shortly after the incident, according to Turkish Interior Minister Süleyman Soylu, who described the accused as drunk.
Demirören Media High School, a vocational school that will train young journalists who will be well-equipped with skills to work in the media sector, will give scholarships to its successful students every month.
Scholarships will be given to students who score above a certain mark in the high school entrance exam (LGS).