Nagaland Assembly Speaker Sharingain Longkumer urged the Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla for organising an orientation programme for legislators in Kohima.

Longkumer called on Birla at his office in New Delhi on Wednesday and requested him to organise the orientation through the Lok Sabha secretariat’s training and research division- PRIDE.

During their meeting, they discussed several matters of common interest for the state Assembly and the Parliament, a release said on Thursday.

Longkumer also took up the matter of the implementation of the E-Vidhan programme, the paperless Assembly project, an extension of the e-governance and Digital India initiatives of the government of India — for which the Lok Sabha Secretariat is now the nodal institution — for the Nagaland Legislative Assembly.

The Lok Sabha Speaker assured to extend full support and cooperation towards fulfilling all the requests of Longkumer, the release added.

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