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NRNAA Victoria Holds Community Consultation Forum

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, participated in Non-Resident Nepalese Association Australia, Victoria’s Community Consultation Forum at Nepal Consulate Office on Monday, 27 August 2017. Consul General Yonzon made part of the forum panel along with four other reputed senior members of Victoria’s Nepalese community. Consul General Yonzon took notes and addressed attendees with concrete feedback as to how NRNAA Victoria can work more closely with the community and more effectively in the future.

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Topics of discussion at the forum included the running of the social welfare/student fund, international students, Nepalese language, culture and festivals, NRNA membership and election processes, and how NRNA can work more closely with Victoria’s Nepalese community, Nepa...

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Consul General Attends SCC Presentation Night

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, attended as Chief Guest at Sagarmatha Cricket Club’s (SCC) first Presentation Night to celebrated SCC’s accomplishments over the past four years accompanied by wife, Laxmi Yonzon, on Sunday, 27 August 2017.

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The program commenced with the national anthems of Nepal and Australia before a minute of silence for the victims of the recent floods in Nepal. SCC pledged to hand over $5 from each ticket sold on the night to NRNA’s disaster relief fund with a donation box at the venue with attendees encouraged to donate.

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The program showcased dance performances, as well as live musical performances by The Eccentrix Band...

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Nepal Consulate Office Hosts SAG Sporting Greats

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Mr Chandra Yonzon, hosted South Asian Games (SAG) gold medallist and current national Nepalese karate team coach, Mr Kushal Shrestha, SAG silver medallist, Mr Ram Bahadur Limbu, and former National Sports Council (NSC) Executive Board Member, Mr Lal Kumar Lama, at the Nepal Consulate Office on Friday, 11 August 2017.

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Mr Yonzon presented guests with ceremonial khada before discussing how to increase the promotion of sportsmen and women in Australia and abroad.

The Nepal Consulate Office thanks esteemed community member, Mr Devendra Basnet, who kindly escorted visitors to the consulate office yesterday...

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Hon. Consul General Attends Civic Welcome in Bendigo

Honorary Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Mr Chandra Yonzon, Honourable Deputy Prime Minister of Nepal and Minister of Education, Mr Gopal Man Shrestha, and dignitaries accompanying the Hon. Deputy PM attended a civic welcome with community members and media in attendance at the Bendigo Town Hall on Wednesday 19 July 2017.

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Bendigo Council, including Mayor Councillor at the City of Greater Bendigo, Ms Margaret O’Rourke, and Nepali dignitaries discussed Australian technical and vocational education training to develop the TVET Policy program in Nepal. The Hon. Deputy PM and accompanying dignitaries are scheduled to return to Nepal following their official visit to Victoria on Sunday 23 July.

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Hon. Consul General Receives Hon. Deputy PM of Nepal

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Mr Chandra Yonzon, received the Honourable Deputy Prime Minister and Education Minister of Nepal, Mr Gopal Man Shrestha, and Education Ministry, National Planning Commission, Finance Ministry, Council for Technical Education and Vocational Training (CTEVT), representatives of skills development projects and other government sector representatives at Tullamarine Airport, Melbourne, on Saturday 15 July 2017.

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The dignitaries were accorded a warm welcome and were presented khada shawls. Prominent community members and media personnel were in attendance.

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Public Service Commission Honourable Chairman in Melbourne

The Honourable Chairman of the Public Service Commission (PSC) in Nepal, Mr Umesh Prasad Mainali, and his team, were welcomed with traditional khada shawls by Melbourne’s Nepali community leaders, including the Hon. Consul General of Victoria, Mr Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, with media in attendance, at Melbourne Airport on Saturday 22 April 2017.

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The Honourable Chairman and delegates are in Australia to meet with Professors at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), where they will attend a seminar and share ideas on public policy, human resource management, and personal selection methodology.

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Hon. Consul General Attends Fundraising Dinner for Nepali Community Centre

The Hon. Consul General to Victoria, Mr Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Mrs Laxmi Yonzon, attended a fundraising dinner on the auspicious occasion of Nepali New Year 2074. The dinner, with the aim of raising money for a Nepali community centre, was organised by the Australian Nepal Multicultural Centre (ANMC), and was held at Estonia House on Monday 17 April.

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In his address, the Hon. Consul General emphasised the need for a centre for the Nepali community. The Hon. Consul General said that he was happy to see everybody working towards the founding of a hall, saying that such a space for the community would be an investment for future generations...

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Seven Women Australia’s Fundraising Event

Seven Women Australia, an NGO, held a fundraising event for the Nepal Earthquake victims on Friday 19 June 2015. This event included a sale of handmade products by the members of the association, a raffle and an auction. Around $15,000 was raised through the help of its generous patrons the same evening.

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MRP Info Session at Nepal Consulate

The Nepal Embassy officials along with the Nepal Consulate in Melbourne conducted a two-day info session on the new MRP passport. Conducted on Saturday & Sunday,  6th & 7th June 2015, around 700 applicants had their applications processed over these two days.

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Fund Raising Event in Dandenong by Kerala Associations

The Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria was presented with fund raising cheques for Nepal Earthquake Victims by two Indian Associations, Indian Malayali.Com and Mythri Association. A simple, formal function was held on 12 May 2015 in Dandenong, under the aegis of the Indian Consul General, Ms.Manika Jain, who was also the Chief Guest.

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