By John Lee.
The new Faruk Medical City (FMC) has been opened in Sulaimaniyah.
Build by Faruk Mustafa Rasool, one of the country's richest men, the facility has 210 beds, with 53 clinics and 24 specialists.
Chief medical officer of FMC, Firya Peryadi, said:
“Once Iraq had the best doctors and hospitals of the region, but now we are back to just after the invention of the wheel ... We need to revitalize the medical sector. With this hospital we bring something to make us proud and to attract good doctors to come back to their country.”
(Sources: Rudaw, Facebook)