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Chandra Yonzon attends NAV Multicultural Cup

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were delighted to attend the Multicultural Cricket Cup 2018, organised by Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV) at Fairbairn Park in Ascot Vale on Sunday, 29 April 2018.

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Consul General Chandra Yonzon congratulated the winning team and wishes his very best to all players. Addressing both teams, Melbourne Greens and All Nations, Consul General Chandra Yonzon expressed his desire to see continued participation in the NAV Multicultural Cup.

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Consul General Yonzon thanked the entire NAV team for continuing to unite culturally diverse communities since the establishment of the NAV Multicultural in 2017.

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Chandra Yonzon attends VNCA tournament

The Nepal consulate office congratulates the Victorian Nepalese Cricket Association (VNCA) on their successful tournament held on Sunday, 22 April 2018.

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Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, was pleased to attend the event and was honoured to present the awards.

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The awards ceremony provided a just platform to recognise and reward players. Speaking at the program, Consul General Yonzon congratulated all, and wished them all the very best for the future. He wished his best to VNCA and wished them luck in taking the lead in uniting cricket clubs across Australia.

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Chandra Yonzon attends Kirat Festival

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with his wife,  Laxmi Yonzon, attended the Kirat Festival in Gilpin Park, Brunswick on Saturday 5 May 2018.

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Organised by the Kirat Society of Victoria, the annual event is aimed at protecting and preserving the culture and traditions of the Kirati, a people composed of different indigenous ethnic groups of the Himalayan region.

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Chandra Yonzon attends Business Council of Australia luncheon

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, attended a lunch with Business Council of Australia CEO, Jennifer Westacott, at Hume Global Learning Centre in Broadmeadows on Thursday, 12 April 2018. Following discussions, Consul General Yonzon and Jennifer Westcott participated in a business session to discuss the future of business with other business leaders in a SkyNews television broadcast.

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Panel members included Ford Australia CEO, Graeme Whickman, APV Managing Director, Harry Hickling, Siemens Australia CEO, Jeff Connolly, Dulux Group Managing Director and CEO, Patrick Houlihan, Kangan Institute Executive Director of Studies, Angie Taras, Broadmeadows MP, Frank McGuire, and Ms Westcott.

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Consul General Chandra Yonzon was delighted to participate, saying that these k...

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Community celebrates Holi

Madheshi Community in Victoria (MCV) celebrated Holi, the “festival of colours”, with almost 50 guests in attendance at Coburg Lake on Saturday, 10 March 2018. The Madheshi, a southern Nepalese community, celebrates the event similar to Chhat and Maghe Sankrati annually in accordance with tradition and religious practices.

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Chief Guest, Hon. Peter Khalil, addressed attendees and spoke of his close relationship with Victoria’s Nepalese community. He spoke of his delight in taking part in the celebrations, and wished everybody a Happy Holi in Nepalese.

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Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, attended as Special Guest, accompanied by his wife, Laxmi Yonzon...

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‘Everest Women for Education’ fundraiser

7 Summits Women, in partnership with Aussie Action Abroad, successfully organised ‘Everest Women for Education’ informative session and fundraising event at Thornbury Theatre on Sunday, 10 March 2018. The program featured Nepalese Everest summiteers, Shallie Basnet and Maya Gurung, who shared their stories of working in earthquake affected communities.

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Chief Guest, Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, officially welcomed guests with traditional khada before speaking of their noble efforts.

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During the program, Ms Basnet and Ms Gurung shared stores of their experiences climbing Mount Everest, and spoke of the work of the 7 Summits Women...

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Seven Summits Women & Aussie Action Abroad Visit

“Who said that Nepalese women are not brave? They that cannot raise their nation to great heights? Indeed, Nepalese women are making history, and making all Nepalese proud through their bravery and noble work.”

This is what Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, had to say when Seven Summits Women visited the Nepal Consulate Office on Monday, 5 March 2018.

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Seven Summits Women Representatives, Saille Basnet and Maya Gurung, along with Aussie Action Abroad representatives and Director, Graeme Kent, and were welcomed at the Nepal Consulate Office by Consul General Yonzon with traditional khada before sharing their experiences with the Nepal Consulate Office team...

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International Women’s Day 2018

Each year, Didi Bahini Samaj Victoria (DBSV) celebrates International Women’s Day with full dedication and empowerment. Likewise, Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, are always please to attend, and this year’s celebrations organised by DBSV on Saturday, 3 March, were no different. This year’s program was addressed by prominent members of the community, with this year’s global slogan being #PressForProgress.

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Consul General Yonzon spoke about DBSV’s contributions, commending them on their commitment to women’s welfare and empowerment. He expressed his heartfelt gratitude for their selfless efforts, and urged for the continuation of further contributions.

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He stressed that the community, society and nation are always empowe...

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Victorian Parliament and Khil Raj Regmi Consulate Visits

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, Chairman of the Council of Ministers (de facto Prime Minister of Nepal 2013-2014) former Chief Justice of Nepal, Khil Raj Regmi, and members of the community met with Legislative Council President, Hon. Bruce Atkinson, at Victoria Parliament House on Thursday, 22 February 2018.

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The productive meeting saw discussion concerning Nepal’s recent elections, establishment of a stable and federal government which recognises the democratic values and norms, as well as the state of the country and its rebuild following the 2015 earthquake.

Consul General Yonzon discsussed the agenda for a bipartisan diplomatic visit to Nepal with Hon. Atkinson...

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Special Guests Welcomed at Consulate Office

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were delighted to welcome spiritual Guru and astrologer, Bhimsen Sapkota, senior renowned journalist, Prem Baniya, and Nagarik Samuha Nepal President, Nigam Humagain, to the office of the Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria today, 20 February 2018.

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In a sit-down discussion, Consul General Yonzon applauded the distinguished guests’ love, respect and vision for the nation. Consul General wished them all the very best, and to maintain their noble work in the nation’s level of spirituality that continues to serve them so well. Consul General welcomed the guests with traditional ‘khada’ as is customary before posing for photographs with the Nepalese and Australian flags.

Consul General Mr Yonzon, had ...

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