On Saturday 17th of March 2012, Sayeed Amar al-Hakeem, the head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq and his accompanying delegation visited, the center of heart disease in Erbil. As he was briefed on the level of health services provided in there.
Al-Hakeem met during the visit, a number of officials there and took a tour in the sections of the hospital and expressed his admiration for the good services and health infrastructure in the Kurdistan Region.