Category News & Events

Heartfelt Condolences

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with the entire Nepal consulate office team, express their grief and sadness of the loss of life, hurt and damage caused by the massive storms which hit several southern districts of Nepal, Bara and Parsa on Sunday evening, 30 March 2019.

Heartfelt Condolences

We extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, and encourage community members in Victoria to support the cause of assisting those affected.

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Stakeholder Consultation on Issues Facing Nepalese Students in Australia

CANBERRA – Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended a discussion on issues facing Nepalese students in Australia in Canberra on Sunday, 24 March 2019.

Addressing attendees, Consul General Yonzon provided constructive suggestions to assist Nepalese students while studying away from home.

The program was organised by Embassy of Nepal, Canberra, in association with Non-Resident Neplali Association (NRNA) Australia.

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Sagarmatha Cricket Club (SCC) Makes History as First Nepalese Club to Win Premiership

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with the entire Nepal consulate office team, would like to congratulate Sagarmatha Cricket Club (SCC) for making history by becoming the first Nepalese club to win a premiership (NMCA Grade D Kemp Shield) in Victoria. This is a moment of pride not only for players, but for the Nepalese community as a whole.

Established in 2013 with 11 players, today SCC has 60 active members – a fantastic achievement. Together, we wish all the best and encourage the bringing together of Victoria’s Nepalese community and the wider community through sportsmanship.

SCC played against Ivanhoe Mavericks in the final of Kemp Shield which was a 2-dayer played on Saturday, 16 and Sunday, 17 March.

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14th NAV Cup Cricket Tournament 2019

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and the entire Nepal consulate office team, thanks and congratulates players, participants and volunteers who contributed to the success of the 14th NAV Cup Cricket Tournament 2019. Special congratulations are extended to this year’s Cup winners, the Narre Kings.

Sport, especially cricket, is a shared passion of Nepalese and Australians alike. It provides a home away from home, and the opportunity for Nepalese to get involved in the community.

We thank and acknowledge Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV)’s continuous strive in bringing Victoria’s Nepalese and wider communities together through the love of sport and sportsmanship, and congratulate them on organising such a fantastic event.

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Chandra Yonzon speaks with Himalaya TV

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, discusses the current state of Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Australia and the need for quality education providers on Himalayan Television’s popular program, ‘Samaya Sandarva’, on a recent visit to Nepal in February Marc

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International Women’s Day 2019

The entire team at the Nepal consulate office would like to wish community members a Happy International Women’s Day 2019!

International Women's Day 2019

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Heartfelt Condolences

The entire team at the Nepal consulate office in Melbourne were sad to hear of the sudden passing of Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hon. Rabindra Prasad Adhikari (5 May 1969 – 27 February 2019) yesterday, 27 February 2019.

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We offer our heartfelt condolences to the loved ones and the many affected by the passing of Hon. Adhikari and the six other persons who tragically lost their lives in a helicopter crash while returning from Pathibhara Devi Temple, Taplejung, yesterday, 27 February 2019.

Minister of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Hon. Adhikari worked towards the important objective of promoting culture and tourism in Nepal. His work will live on, and he will be remembered of fondly in the Nepalese and wider-community all over the world.

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Nepal Idol Celebrities Welcome Session at Consulate Office

Nepal Idol Season 2 ‘Top 6’ finalists, along with series’ host, Rima Biswokarma, were welcomed by Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, at the Nepal consulate office in Melbourne on Monday, 18 February 2019.

Among the Top 6 were the singing competition’s winner, Ravi Oad, as well as Amit Baral, Bikram Baral, Asmita Adhikari, Sumit Pathak, and Pawan Giri. The celebrities were pleased interact with Nepalese community members and consulate staff at the session.

Consul General Yonzon took the opportunity to welcome the team at his office and thanked Smart Access Events, Movies and MediaJoshi Sun and team for making the session possible.

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International Student Induction at Nepal Consulate Office

Over 45 international students attended an induction session for newly arrived students to Australia at the Nepal consulate office on Sunday, 17 February.

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Three presentations introduced students to their obligations and dealing with their education provider (by RTO quality and compliance expert, Sudhir Shakya; road and water safety (by civil engineer, Nirajan Gauli), and overseas health cover and dealing with insurance companies (by Raj Sharma).

Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) Victoria Coordinator, Keshav Kandel, welcomed students and spoke of NRNA Victoria’s commitment to educating international students on their rights, obligations and safety. The program was MC’d by NRNA Secretary, Gautam Lamicahnne, and concluded by Youth Coordinator, Suman Adhikari.

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Chandra Yonzon Attends Gyalpo Losar 2146 (2019)

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, participated at Gyalpo Losar 2146 (2019), organised by Sherpa Association of Victoria, Australia, at Brunswick Cyprus Community Hall on Saturday, 16 February 2019.

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In his address, Consul General Yonzon wished his best to participants and those celebrating, and congratulated organisers on the impressive decorations, cuisine and number of attendees at organisers’ first holding of the event.

Consul General Yonzon said he felt fortunate to start 2019 by celebrating Maghe Sankanti and Loshar, and by celebrating Nepalese culture in Australia. He commended the celebrations’ promotion of cultural diversity, and wished all celebrating and Victoria’s Nepalese and wider community happiness, peace and harmony...

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