Iraqi defense Minister Erfan al-Hiyali arrived on Saturday at the left bank of Mosul, where he met with We Are Coming, Nineveh's commander and Nineveh Operations commander.
In a statement, the Iraqi Defense Ministry said that al-Hiyali headed a meeting that reviewed the latest military efforts to liberate the last ISIS-held areas in Mosul.
The statement added that al-Hiyali stressed the necessity of providing the best services, protecting civilians and their possessions.
Al-Hiyali also noted that the army must step-up its intelligence efforts to eradicate sleeper cells.
The defense minister also assured the right bank of Mosul residents that the Iraqi Army will liberate them soon from ISIS terrorists.
The Iraqi forces have battling ISIS terrorists in the right bank of Mosul since February 19th.