Consul General attends Melbourne Saptaha

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Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, attended Melbourne Saptaha, a religious program spanning seven days from Monday, 18 December to Sunday, 24 December, last month. The program, aimed at raising funds and awareness for the establishment of a Nepalese Community Centre in Melbourne, saw the coming together of Victoria’s Nepalese community as well as the state’s wider multicultural communities.


Consul General Yonzon, along with former Non-Resident Nepali Association President President, Shesh Ghale, and other esteemed community members were present for the opening of the program. In his address, Consul General Yonzon said that the community centre should be treated as one’s own garden, where all can come together and say, “It is ours.”


Ambassador of Nepal to Australia, Her Excellency Lucky Sherpa, who could not attend the program due to unavoidable circumstances, sent her prayers and congratulatory thanks to all at the program. Consul General Yonzon, on behalf of the Nepal consulate office and Embassy of Nepal in Canberra, thanked and congratulated ANMC and Victoria’s Nepalese community for successfully holding such a wonderful event. Special thanks were expressed to local pandit, Jyu Haru, and spiritual speaker, pandit Dinabandhu Pokhrel Jyu, who, along with his entire team, traveled from Nepal to participate in the program.

The entire community is looking forward to seeing further progress in the community’s dream of establishing their own community centre. Embassy of Nepal and Consulate General of Nepal expressed their upmost willingness to always remain willing to assist, in any way possible, to see the community’s dream of their own community centre become a reality.

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