Afghanistan has faced a lot of economic and political turmoil since the Taliban took control of the country. A recent Twitter post by Kabir Haql, who previously worked with Hamid Karzai’s government, shows how many talented professionals in the country have been pushed into poverty.
Mr. Hakamal published a photo of Afghan journalist Musa Mohammadi. In the caption, Mr. Hakmal said that Mr. Mohammadi has been part of the media sector for years, however, amid such a bad economic situation in Afghanistan, that he is now selling food to make ends meet.
Musa Mohammadi has worked for years as a broadcaster and reporter in various TV channels, and now he has no income to feed his family. He sells street food to earn some money. #Afghans suffer from unprecedented poverty after the fall of the republic.”
Journalists’ life # Afghanistan under # Taliban. Moussa Mohammadi worked for years as a broadcaster and reporter in various TV channels, and now he has no income to feed his family. He sells street food to earn some money. # afghan They suffer from unprecedented poverty after the fall of the Republic. pic.twitter.com/nCTTIbfZN3
— Kabir Haqmal (@Haqmal) June 15 2022
Mr. Mohammadi’s story is spreading online. It even caught the attention of Ahmadullah Wasiq, the general director of National Radio and Television. in tweetMr. Wasiq stated that he would appoint the former broadcaster and reporter in his circle.
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When it was translated, he wrote in his social media post: “The unemployment of Moussa Mohammadi, the spokesperson for a private television station, is rising on social media. As a matter of fact, as the director of national radio and television, I assure him that we will do it. National. We need all Afghan professionals.”
Meanwhile, since the Taliban took over Afghanistan, the country has been in a humanitarian and economic crisis. They also cracked down on the media, with many journalists, especially women, losing their jobs in the past few months.
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according to ReutersThe outlook for the Afghan economy is dire, as per capita income has fallen by more than a third in the last four months of 2021, the World Bank said recently. , Chief Country Economist for the World Bank for Afghanistan.