RTÜK Election

Mr. Ebubekir ŞAHİN re-elected as President to Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) on 25 January 2021.

In the election session held in the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) on 25 January 2021, Mr. Ebubekir ŞAHİN whose two-year term of office had ended was re-elected as RTUK President. As for the position of Deputy Presidency, Arif FIRTINA was elected. 

Upon the end of his two-year term of office of President Mr. Ebubekir ŞAHİN in RTÜK, an election among the RTÜK Members was held for the President and the Deputy President in the Supreme Council on 25 January 2021.

As a result of the election, Mr. Ebubekir ŞAHİN was elected once more.

Mr. Arif FIRTINA was elected as Deputy President of RTÜK

An election also for determining the Deputy President was held in the Council upon the end of the Deputy President’s term of office which is limited to the President’s term of office in accordance with the Law no. 6112. As a result, Mr. Arif FIRTINA was elected as the Deputy President.

ŞAHİN said: “New term will pass with new expectations and very good projects”.

Underlying that RTÜK has been working for 26 years with great dedication, Mr. ŞAHİN expressed his gratitude to the former RTÜK Presidents and Members who had fulfilled their duties so far under RTÜK,

Mr. ŞAHİN stated that very important projects were carried out in his past two-year term of office and the projects which could not be completed due to the Pandemic would be realised one by one. Mr. ŞAHİN expressed that, in his new term, RTÜK would keep on meticulously protecting our national and moral values and clearly added that “we are excited to serve our citizens with our new projects”.   

Mr. ŞAHİN also said that “by means of increasing our sound communication with our stakeholders, we are planning to execute very nice projects in collective wisdom”.

And Mr. ŞAHİN lastly stated that “I would like to extent my deepest gratitude primarily to, his excellency, Mr. Recep Tayyip ERDOĞAN, President of the Republic of Turkey, who has always provided his support to our efforts, and our other venerable Statesmen, Mr. Mehmet Nuri ERSOY, the Minister of Culture and Tourism, our esteemed Members of the Radio and Television Supreme Council, all stakeholders in our sector and my colleagues in RTÜK who work with commitment.