On Friday 16th of March 2012, Sayeed Amar al-Hakeem, the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq visited, Hiwa cancer patients Hospital in Sulaimaniya and met number of its officials, stuff and workers
Al-Hakeem expressed his thanks and appreciation to the efforts made in the hospital to serve the patients, emphasizing the need for more and better attention to the patients. As he toured in the sections of the hospital and expressed his admiration for the good services and health infrastructure in the Kurdistan Region