Office of the Assistant Minister for Industry

Hon.Morris K. Saryon
Assistant Minister Industry
Hon.Morris K. Saryon Assistant Minister Industry
Photo Credit: AMI Office


 

The Bureau of Industrial Services was established in June, 1962 by an Act of the Liberia Legislature, and is the primary architect for the advancement of industrial development in Liberia.

 

The Deputy Minister for Industry and Inspector General oversees the activities of the Bureau including monitoring, regulating, promoting, and facilitating the growth, development and expansion of the industrial sector in Liberia.

 

The Assistant Minister for Industry who is the Technical Officer with management oversight of the day to day operations of the Bureau assists the Deputy Minister for Industry and Inspector General.

 

The Bureau of Industrial Services has five divisions headed by Directors, the Directors report to the Assistant Minister for Industry and the Assistant Minister report to the Deputy Minister for Industry for onward submission to the Minister of Commerce and Industry.

 

The Five Divisions include: Division of Industrial Development & Compliance Support, Division of Standards, Division of Inspectorate, National Standard Laboratory and Consumer Education and Protection Unit.

 

Duties include:

 

  • Enhancing Industrial capacity by developing strategies to promote Business and Government linkages
  • Developing a comprehensive strategy to boost the Monrovia Industrial Park
  • Providing oversight to the standards division responsible for adopting, developing and implementing standard regulations,
  • Managing the inspectorate which conducts general and technical inspections enforcement, in compliance with the General Business Law, and
  • Coordinating programs with donor partners such as: the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), United Nations Development Program (UNDP), CODEX and International Standard Organization (ISO) in Liberia.
  • Ensuring the promotion good manufacturing practices (GMP) and
  • Monitoring compliance of industrial establishments with standards operating procedures.

Morris K. Saryon                                                                                                                           

Assistant Minister for Industry

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Corner of Ashmun & Gurley Streets

P.O. Box 9041 Monrovia, Liberia

Mobile: (+231)886039429

Email: msaryon@moci.gov.lr