During a visit paid to the Iraq's First Lady, Hero Kham, at the residence palace of the President Talabani in Sulaymaniyah  Thursday May 16, 2013, Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim, head of the Islamic Superior Council of Iraq, checked on the health of the President Talabani, saying Mr. Jalal is a patriotic figure of great importance not only for Kurds, but also for all Iraqis, and of great  Iraqi, regional and international influence. For her part, the First lady congratulated his Eminence for the victory of the Citizen Alliance in the last elections, and assured him that the President's Talabani condition is constantly improving, appraising the historical ties between the Kurds and the Superior Council.