Turkish Cultural and Studies Union of Sweden presented its “Friend of the Year” Award to Kadim Akcha, an Armenian businessman born in Turkey.
Akcha was presented the “Friend of the Year” Award for his book entitled To Think Like a Turk In Order to Reach Success. The award was presented together with a small concert, the Turkish Haber 3 news agency informed.
In his book, the Armenian businessman reflects on solidarity among nations and religions, and this became the reason for his being presented the award.
Kadim Akcha was born in Mersin, Turkey, in 1951, into a poor Armenian family. He moved to Sweden, at the age of 19, where he started as a blue-collar worker and now has become a holding owner.