The new secretary of Industries and Commerce Ministry K.D.N. Ranjith Asoka assumed duties yesterday (4th Oct.).
He is a supra grade officer of the Sri Lanka Administrative Service and counts 27 years of experience.
He said that his main aim is to create an environment to take the governments industry policy forward while paying attention to improve the industries coming under his ministry and ensuring that the public gets the essential goods without a shortage
He is an old boy of Hanwella Madya Maha Vidyalaya and a graduate of the Colombo University.