President Cyril Ramaphosa encourages citizen to become dreamers and visionaries in assisting the country to enter the fourth Industrial Revolution (4IRSA).
Technologies and trends such as robotics, virtual reality and artificial intelligence are being introduced by 4IRSA.
Ramaphosa was speaking at the Digital Economy Summit at Gallagher Estate in Midrand, Johannesburg.
“You are all dreamers, I can see it in your faces and eyes, I can see a lot of dreamers. You are visionaries and people who want to be creators, people who are deeply immersed in the future and understand the power of dreaming as well. You are seeking to act to turn those dreams into reality.”
Ramaphosa adds: “The nation expects that in this summit you will be able to come up with ideas that are going to form the foundation that will help the nation to be catapulted to a higher level of intellectual knowledge to get the country to embrace the 4th Industrial Revolution.”
Ramaphosa made history on Friday when he became the first president to give a keynote speech via a hologram.
Watch the Summit below: