ITANAGAR, Jan 30: Meghalaya Assembly Speaker Metbah Lyngdoh on Friday paid a visit to the Legislative Assembly Secretariat here and met his Arunachal Pradesh counterpart, Pasang Dorjee Sona.

The Meghalaya Speaker, who led a team of officers from the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly, was on a two-day visit to the State to get first-hand information about the e-Vidhan project implemented in the Arunachal Pradesh Assembly.

The Arunachal Pradesh Assembly is the first in the North East and the third in the country to have successfully implemented the ambitious National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) project.

The Speakers of both States discussed the NeVA Project and other issues pertaining to regional cooperation. During the course of discussion, Sona informed Lyngdoh that the NeVA project is aimed at making all functions of the Assembly paperless, thereby saving time, money and energy.

Lyngdoh, on his part, sought necessary guidance and assistance, stating that the Meghalaya Assembly is also planning to introduce the project. The permanent building of the Meghalaya Legislative Assembly is likely to be completed soon, he added.

Later, both the Speakers, accompanied by officials, went round the Assembly complex and also visited the Nokmey Namati Hall, Library, DK Auditorium, NeVA Centre and the main Assembly Hall.

Earlier, Speaker Lyngdoh and his team were accorded a traditional welcome by Sona at his office chamber.