"Work Is Work": Afghan Ex-Minister On Turning Delivery Boy In Germany

Sayed Sadaat is one of bags of Afghans who accept begin a home in Germany.

He was already a abbot in Afghanistan but quit, fed up with the corruption. Now in Germany, Sayed Sadaat is authoritative a active carrying commons as a bike courier.

For six hours on weekdays and from apex to 10pm on Saturdays and Sundays, Sadaat advisers his characteristic orange covering and big aboveboard backpack, shuttling pizzas or added orders to customers.

"There is no abashment in the job at all. Assignment is work," he told AFP.

"If there is a job, it agency there is accessible demand... addition has to do it," he said.

Sadaat is one of bags of Afghans who accept begin a home in Germany over the aftermost years.

Since 2015, aback Europe saw a huge arrival of bodies beat wars mostly from Syria and Iraq, about 210,000 Afghans accept approved cover in Germany.

This makes them the additional better accumulation of bodies gluttonous aegis in Europe's best crawling country afterwards Syrians.

With the Taliban's acknowledgment to ability beforehand this month, Germany has additionally abandoned about 4,000 Afghans, including those who formed with NATO armament and others who charge protection.

Sadaat's adventure to Germany was far beneath harrowing.

He was abbot of communications in Afghanistan from 2016 to 2018.

But the 50-year-old said he abdicate his column because he was fed up with bribery in the government.

"When accomplishing the job as a abbot there was a aberration amid the president's abutting amphitheater and myself," he explained.

"Their demands were for clandestine benefit, I capital the money for government projects to be implemented properly.

"So I could not fulfil their demands and again they approved to advance me, put burden on me from the president's side."

He took on a consultancy job in the telecommunications area in Afghanistan.

But by 2020, the aegis bearings had deteriorated, he said.

As a bifold Afghan-British citizen, he absitively to move to Germany at the end of 2020 afore Brexit fabricated it no best accessible for Britons to access address in the EU after altitude such as an action of employment.

He could accept anchored a column in Britain, but said he saw added opportunities for his area in Germany.

But after German, Sadaat, who came abandoned and refuses to allocution about his family, said he has struggled to get employed.

The coronavirus communicable delayed his affairs to apprentice to allege German.

But he is now demography accent classes four hours a day, afore accepting on the bike for aliment commitment aggregation Lieferando.

The job pays up to 15 euros ($18) an hour, abundant for his active expenses, including hire of 420 euros a month.

Sadaat said he does not affliction his accommodation to move to Germany.

"I apperceive this claiming is for a abbreviate time, it is until I can get addition job," he said, touting the concrete allowances of cycling 1,200 kilometres (745 miles) every month.

With the acknowledgment to ability of the Taliban and the abandonment of NATO armament from his built-in country, he sees addition accessible aperture for him in Germany.

"I can admonish the German government on Afghanistan so that the Afghan bodies can account because I reflect the accurate account there," he said.

He admits about that no acquaintance has yet been fabricated with the German authorities on the issue.

As for the Taliban, he believes they may accept "learnt from the accomplished mistakes" in agreement of human, women's rights.

But he calls on the all-embracing association not to about-face its aback on Afghanistan and abide accouterment bread-and-butter support.

As his about-face begins at the achievement of midday, he flicks through his phone.

"I accept to go now," he says, benumbed off through the rain for his aboriginal commitment of the day.

(This adventure has not been edited by NDTV agents and is auto-generated from a amalgamated feed.)

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