Former Afghanistan Communications and Technology Minister Syed Ahmad Shah Sadat, who left Afghanistan last year for Germany, makes a living working as a food delivery service in Leipzig.
The photographs of the former minister riding a bicycle with a food delivery backpack were published on social networks and their story was widely disseminated by various media.
Sadat joined former President Ashraf Ghani’s cabinet in 2018, but resigned from office in 2020 due to differences with the agent.
The former Afghan Minister of Communications and Technology Syed Ahmed Sadat resorts to the profession of delivering food orders on a bicycle in the German city of Leipzig, which he arrived at the end of 2020, after relinquishing his position pic.twitter.com/zfFERbqCmD
– Al Jazeera Channel (@AJArabic) August 24, 2021
The minister left Afghanistan for Germany in December 2020, and when he ran out of savings, he started looking for work. Story in a Facebook post, that “despite have two master’s degrees and one bachelor’s degree and twenty years of work experience, he did not know German and could not find a job in Germany according to his profession. ”
However, he said that “to advance in life, you have to work.” “I am not ashamed of my work and I don’t feel inferior. I don’t think Afghans are ashamed to have a former minister working, but they would be ashamed if he received social money, “he wrote.
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