President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday evening outlined his vision for government for the next five years, emphasising that a strong social compact was needed “if we are to achieve the South Africa we want”.
With much of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech focusing on economic recovery, Trade and Industry Minister Ebrahim Patel says the President’s announcement of seven priority areas will be the country’s blueprint for the next five years.
With the country moving towards implementing Vision 2030, government will place special focus on youth development and employment.
President Cyril Ramaphosa says the strategy to revise the National Health Insurance (NHI) detailed plan of implementation is at an advanced stage.
Government will double international tourist arrivals to 21 million by 2030, President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced.
: SAnews – South African News Edwin
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