Sri Lanka administration secretary special grade officer Chinthaka S Lokuhetti assumed duty yesterday (26) as the new secretary of the Ministry of International Trade.
Ceremonial assumption of duties was held at the Ministry of International Trade on 27th floor of the West tower of the World Trade Centre, Colombo 01. State Minister of International Trade Sujeewa Senasinghe graced this occasion and the official letter of assumption of duties was handed over by Lokuhetti to the minister.
Lokuhetti started off as a university lecturer and joined the Sri Lanka Administrative Service in 1990 as assistant divisional secretary of Habaraduwa.
From 1996 to 2000 he worked as the divisional secretary of Akmeemana, Bope and Poddala as an exceptional government official.
Lokuhetti obtained his postgraduate from the United Kingdom in 2000-2001. He then worked as a senior consultant of the Sri Lanka Institute of Development Administration as the provincial probation commissioner and also as the secretary of several provincial ministries.
He became the director general of the treasury in 2016 and worked as the secretary of the Ministry of industry and Commerce until his appointment to the Ministry of International Trade.
Sources : dailynews