Former Afghanistan Minister of Communication and Technology, Syed Ahmad Sadat is now working as a pizza delivery boy in Germany. Recently, Al Jazeera Arabia posted his pictures on Twitter. Speaking to Sky News, Sadat confirmed that these are his pictures. He was employed as a technical advisor in the Communication and Information Technology Ministry of Aghanistan from 2005 to 2013. He became a part of Ashraf Ghani’s cabinet in 2018. But he resigned from the post in 2020 and left for Germany. Sadat now resides in one of the most populous German cities, Leipzig.
وزير الاتصالات والتكنولوجيا الأفغاني السابق سيد أحمد سادات يلجأ لمهنة توصيل طلبات الطعام على متن دراجة هوائية في مدينة لايبزيغ الألمانية التي وصلها نهاية عام 2020، بعد تخليه عن منصبه pic.twitter.com/zfFERbqCmD
— قناة الجزيرة (@AJArabic) August 24, 2021
The Ex-Minister Holds Two Master’s Degrees From Oxford University
According to Sky News, Sadat started working as a delivery boy for the German company Livrando when he was out of money. The ex-minister also holds two prestigious master’s degrees in Communication and Electronic Engineering from Oxford University. Sadat has worked in over 20 companies in 13 countries in a span of 23 years. But now he lives a modest life, cycling around the German streets and delivering pizzas from door to door.
He Was Spotted By A Local Journalist
A local journalist in Germany had spotted Sadat riding on the street with pizzas. The journalist tweeted, “A few days back, I met a man who claimed to have been the Afghan communications minister for two years ago. I asked what he was doing in Leipzig. “I’m driving out of Essen for Lieferando”( told the man)”.
Vor ein paar Tagen lernte ich einen Mann kennen, der behauptete, vor zwei Jahren afghanischer Kommunikationsminister gewesen zu sein. Ich fragte, was er in #Leipzig mache. „Ich fahre für Lieferando Essen aus.“ pic.twitter.com/nafutTTXqP
— Josa Mania-Schlegel (@JosaMania) August 21, 2021
Reportedly, Sadat had moved to Germany in December 2020.