Mr. Sadat was the Minister of Communications in the Afghan government. That’s before moving to Germany in December last year, hoping for a better future. Now it Meal delivery courier In the city of Leipzig.
According to the ex-minister, some in the country criticize him for accepting such a job after he served in the government for two years, leaving his post in 2018. For Syed, a job is a job.
“I have nothing to feel guilty about,” said the 49-year-old, wearing an orange polo shirt with his bike by his side. “I hope other politicians will follow the same path, working with the population instead of hiding.
The story of Seyyed Sadat acquired special significance As chaos unfolds in Afghanistanafter, after Taken from power two Taliban. The immigrant’s family and friends also want to leave the country, hoping to join thousands of others on evacuation trips or on the country’s escape routes.
NS US troop withdrawal on the horizonThe number of Afghan asylum seekers in Germany has risen since the start of the year, jumping more than 130%, according to data from the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees.
But despite his past, Sadat struggled to find a job in Germany to match his experience. With degrees in information and communication technology, Sadat was hoping to find work in a related field. But without Germany his chances were slim.
“Language is the most important part,” says Sadat, who is British. The Afghan takes four German lessons a day at a school before starting a six-hour night shift to provide meals for Lieferando, where he began work this summer.
“The first few days were exciting but challenging,” he admits, describing the challenge of learning to ride a bike through city traffic.
“The more salts and the more people you meet, the more you learn,” he said.
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