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Chandra Yonzon attends NERA

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन), attended NAV Excellence Recognitions & Awards (NERA) at Collingwood Town Hall on Sunday, 8 July 2018. NERA, an annual awards ceremony organised by Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV), is aimed at recognising community members’ contributions to preserving Nepalese language and culture.

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Consul General Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन) along with Nepal’s Reconstruction Fund special envoy and former Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) ICC President, Shesh Ghale, Victorian Multicultural Commissioner, Dr Sundram Sivamalai, former Victorian Multicultural Commissioner, Chin Tan, Northern Metropolitan Region Victorian Legislative Council Member, Dr Samantha Ratnam MP, local ...

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Chandra Yonzon attends ‘Gurash haru Palasharu’ book release

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन), along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were delighted to attend the release of the muktak sangrah (a short Nepalese lyrical poem), Gurash haru Palasharu by author, Sushil Chalise, on Saturday, 7 July 2018.

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Speaking at the release, Consul General Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन) congratulated and wished his very best to Mr Chalise, and expressed his desire to see more Nepalese literature in Melbourne for all literature lovers.

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Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन) thanked Mr Chalise for presenting a copy of the book to the Nepalese society, and wished him the very best in his writing journey.

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Photography courtesy of Nepali Times Melbourne

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Nepal-Australia Business Forum and Nepal Tourism and Promotion Night 2018

The inaugural Nepal-Australia Business Forum 2018 and the annual Nepal Business and Tourism Promotion Night 2018, organised by the Embassy of Nepal to Australia, in association with the Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria, were successfully held at Mantra Bell City, Melbourne on Saturday, 30 June 2018.

The all-day event from 9:00am to 11:00pm was divided into three sessions, with Session 1 being a media debriefing. Session 2 saw the Nepal-Australia Business Forum 2018 held from 12:00 noon, aimed at holding discussions to exploring bilateral trade and investment opportunities between Nepal and Australia. Session 3, held from 6:30pm, was the annual Nepal Business and Tourism Promotion Night 2018, a gala dinner aimed at promotion business and tourism to Nepal.

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Chandra Yonzon participates in Walk for Welfare 2018

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were honoured to participate in Walk for Welfare 2018, an initiative led by Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA), National Coordination Committee (NCC), to work towards promoting well-being in the community and raising funds for NRNA Social Welfare Fund.

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The program with slogan ‘Ability counts, gender does not’ took place on 24 June and highlighted the real success story of a Melburnian Nepalese, who stood for a cause and made it a grand success.

Chief Guest, Consul General Chandra Yonzon, was delighted to see it pay off for the group of girls who had volunteered and worked hard in unity to make the program a grand success...

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Chandra Yonzon attends Buddha Jayanti Puja

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended Buddha Jayanti Puja organised by Tamang Society of Victoria Australia.

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Chandra Yonzon attends Seniors Mother’s Day

The annual Seniors Mother’s Day program, organised by the Australian Nepalese Senior Citizen Society Inc. (ANSCS), was successfully held with a large number of participants in attendance at Newlands Senior Citizen Centre on Sunday, 6 May 2018.

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ANSCS’s annual celebration pays respect to all mothers and the incredible contributions they make to their families, children, societies and nations.

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All women and girls in attendance were welcomed at the program and presented with traditional khada by Chief Guest, Moreland City Council Mayor, Cr John Kavanagh. Both Cr Kavanagh and Special Guest, Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, said that they were honoured to attend the program and commended the good cause.

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Following a spectacular display of cultural performances, co...

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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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