Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Speaker Pasang Dorjee Sona on Monday attended the office of the President of North East Regional Institute of Parliamentary Studies, Training & Research (NERIPSTR) at Khanapara, Guwahati (Assam), official sources said.
Sona, who is also the Chairman of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) India Region Zone-III, was unanimously elected as the President of NERIPSTR during the executive meeting of the 18th CPA India Region Zone III held at Itanagar on May 12 last.
The NERIPSTR was set up at Khanapara in Guwahati with the objective of imparting training, and workshops and extending support to all the legislators and officials of the North East States Assemblies.
Assam Legislative Assembly Speaker Biswajit Daimary, NERIPSTR Director Heman Das and other officials welcomed Sona during his first day at the office.
While extending his gratitude to the Speakers and Deputy Speakers of Northeast for entrusting him with the responsibilities, Sona assured him to give his best and work for the welfare of NERIPSTR and the members of NE Assemblies, sources added.