During the phone call, President Sisi voiced Egypt's appreciation for close relations with South Korea and current partnership between them.

He further praised the economic cooperation with South Korea, citing the successful models of the Korean investments in Egypt, said Presidential Spokesman Ambassador Bassam Radi.

Sisi expressed his keenness to develop trade relations with South Korea, Radi added.

Meanwhile, the South Korean president lauded the "distinguished ties" between Seoul and Cairo, expressing his country's keenness to boost bilateral relations at various levels, mainly in the economic field, as well as to increase Korean investments in Egypt, given Egypt's economic growth and the comprehensive development movement in the country.

The phone call also tackled several regional and international files of common concern and agreed on increasing mutual visits between senior officials from both countries.

Both leaders also agreed on upgrading the level of common cooperation mechanisms and exchanging expertise between health authorities in both countries to enhance anti-coronavirus efforts.