Government committed to developing sport, arts, and culture sectors

As South Africa celebrates Youth Month, the Ministry of Sport, Arts and Culture has reiterated its commitments to continue to develop the sport, arts, and culture sectors.

‘As we continue to advance the socioeconomic gains of our democracy, we commit, as government, to continue our endeavour to quantify, to lift and to develop the country’s sport, arts and culture sectors,’ Acting Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Maropene Ramokgopa said on Monday.

She made these remarks ahead of the Youth Day commemorations, which will take place on Sunday at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane.

This year’s celebrations take place under the theme: ‘Actively advancing socioeconomic gains in our democracy’.

‘We celebrate the socioeconomic gains that have been made in our democracy, yet also acknowledge that there is more to be done. Sport, arts, and culture play an important role in the mood and identity of our nation. Our commitment stands to continue developing the sectors,’ Ramokgopa said.

The Minister called o
n South Africans to work together and embrace the country’s diversity to further strengthen democracy.

Source: South African Government News Agency

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