- Pictures of the ex-Afghan minister, cycling to deliver the pizza door-to-door in Leipzig made rounds.
- He left the Afghan government due to disagreements with members of the president’s inner circle
The former Afghan information minister, Syed Ahmad Shah Saadat, was spotted on the streets of the German city of Leipzig while working as a food delivery guy.
The pictures of the ex-Afghan minister made rounds on social media.
The German journalist, who claimed to have spotted Saadat. Tweeted:
“A few days ago, I met a man who claimed to have been the Afghan communications minister two years ago. I asked what he was doing in Leipzig. “I’m driving out of Essen for Lieferando.”
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
he stated that some people in Afghanistan criticized him for taking such a job after serving in the government for two years and leaving office in 2018.
“I have nothing to be ashamed of,” the 49-year-old dual British-Afghan citizen said.