Veteran Turkish journalist Hasan Pulur laid to rest

Prominent journalist and columnist Hasan Pulur, passed away on Sunday at the age of 83, was laid to rest following the funeral prayer performed in İstanbul’s Levent Afet Yolal Mosque.

Pulur’s funeral ceremony was held at the courtyard of the mosque during which many prominent people also attended. Condolences were accepted by Hasan Pulur’s son Bulent Pulur and grandchildren of famous journalist Pulur.

Former Turkish Prime Minister Mesut Yilmaz, Former Ministers Mehmet Agar, Fikret Unlu, Yasar Okuyan, Ertugrul Gunay and Aydin Dogan were among the attendees.

Following the funeral prayer, Pulur’s coffin was taken to the funeral vehicle by his friends and journalists.

Hasan Pulur was buried in Asiyan Cemetery located in Bebek district of İstanbul.

SOURCE: CIHAN