CAIRO- South Korean Ambassador in Cairo Kim Yonghyon asserted the commitment of his country to deepening partnerships with Egypt in the healthcare sector to promote the bilateral bonds of friendship and serve the two countries’ quest for sustainable development, progress and prosperity.
The South Korean diplomat’s remarks came at an annual symposium, which was held by the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) and the Ministry of Health and Population Thursday under the title “Together for better health” to exchange knowledge about this vital sector.
He said the event is offering an important opportunity for exploring a deeper and stronger partnership with the Egyptian government in the health sector.
Adviser to the Health and Population Minister for Foreign and Health Relations Affairs Mohamed Gad thanked South Korea for its strong backing to the Egyptian health sector and help to change the Egyptian health system for the better.
Yonghyon asserted Egypt is a strategic partner for South Korea in the Middle East and Africa region.
The investments of South Korea in Egypt exceeded 800 million dollars and the volume of trade exchange between the two countries hit 3.2 billion dollars, he added in remarks at a symposium, held by the South Korean business support council Thursday.
The diplomat thanked the Egyptian government for actively supporting the Korean companies and political efforts exerted to set the stage for more investments.