PRESIDENT CYRIL RAMAPHOSA’S 2020 YOUTH DAY MESSAGE 16 June 2020
President Cyril Ramaphosa has on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 gave a youth day message to all the young people in South Africa.
The commemoration of Youth Day this year marks the anniversary of the 16 June Soweto uprising and was celebrated under the theme “Youth Power- Growing South Africa Together in the period of Covid-19”
The President’s message to young people emphasised the need for young people to rise to the challenge of leading our recovery after the Coronavirus. We have young entrepreneurs and business owners who through their innovative ideas have been able to change their communities for the better and create new employment opportunities.
The President reaffirmed government’s commitment and support to young people by providing education and training opportunities so that the youth get the skills that are needed by our economy.