Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi during a meeting with South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook in Cairo on Tuesday, 31 August 2021 (Photo: Egyptian presidency)
President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi praised on Tuesday modern and integrated infrastructure in Egypt, which he said provides a strong basis for boosting development cooperation with international partners.
During a meeting with South Korean Minister of National Defense Suh Wook, the president voiced Egypt's keenness on promoting relations with South Korea, especially in the military and defense fields, Presidential Spokesman Bassam Rady said.
Egypt also looks forward to activating the comprehensive cooperative partnership with South Korea in a way that helps benefit from the huge capabilities of the two countries, Sisi added.
Suh Wook, for his part, praised the great national projects being established in Egypt under the leadership of President El-Sisi.
He also valued the role played by Egypt to contain tensions between the Palestinian and Israeli sides.
According to the spokesman, the meeting also reviewed military and security cooperation between the two countries, especially in the industrial and technological domains.
Suh Wook met on Saturday with Egyptian Ambassador to South Korea Hazem Fahmy to discuss the significant progress in relations with Egypt since El-Sisi’s visit to Seoul in 2016.
The minister, during the meeting, revealed that South Korean President Moon Jae-in is keen on visiting Cairo sometime in early 2022.