As Vecernji list writes, following a long and severe illness, Professor Mario Plenkovic, the father of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, passed away in Zagreb on Saturday night, it was confirmed to Hina by the Croatian Government.
That night in KBC Zagreb (Rebro), after a long and severe illness, Professor Mario Plenkovic (1947), the father of Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, passed away after a long and difficult illness, government spokesman Marko Milic announced. The funeral of the late Professor Mario Plenkovic will take place among close family members.
Professor Mario Plenkovic was otherwise a very successful full professor of information sciences at the University of Zagreb, and since 2019, he’d been professor emeritus of the University of Zagreb and the University of Maribor in neighbouring Slovenia.
Since back in 2014, he had been a member of the European Academy of Sciences and Arts (EASA). From 2013 to 2021, he led the doctoral study of Strategic Communication Management Alma Mater Europaea/European Academy of Sciences and Arts in Maribor. He was also the editor-in-chief of the scientific journals Informatologia (1980-2021) and Media, Culture and Public Relations (2001-2021).
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