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Nepal Consulate Welcomes Nepali Congress Leader, Minendra Rijal MP

The Nepal Consulate Office was pleased to welcome distinguished guests at a welcome dinner organised by GP Koirala Foundation Australia (for Democracy, Peace and Development). 

Former Information and Communications Minister and Nepali Congress Leader, Minendra Rijal MP, and his wife, Durga Rijal, made an unofficial visit to Melbourne on Saturday, 18 May 2019.

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Former Information and Communications Minister and Nepali Congress Leader, Minendra Rijal MP, and his wife, Durga Rijal,…

Posted by Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria on Sunday, 19 May 2019

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Fundraising Night with Eltham Rotary Club and Aussie Action Abroad

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended a fundraiser hosted by Eltham Rotary Club at Montmorency Secondary College on Thursday, 9 May.

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Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended a fundraiser hosted by…

Posted by Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria on Thursday, 9 May 2019

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Nepal Consulate Welcomes NRNA ICC

On May 9th, 2019 the Nepal consulate office, Melbourne and Nepalese community members welcomed international NRNA-ICC (Non-Resident Nepalese Association-International Coordination Council) delegates.

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Hon. Consul General, Chandra Yonzon, greeted guests with traditional khada to show his utmost respect. Notable guests in attendance included Kumar Panta, ICC Vice President; Kul Acharya, ICC Vice President; Dr Badri K.C, ICC General Secretary; Bishnu Subedi, from the USA and Shyam Tamang, from Bahrain.

Over lunch, Consul General Yonzon raised his concerns about the upcoming ICC election noting that the NRNA should be the voice of reason to the global Nepali diaspora and resist political influences...

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Chandra Yonzon Attends Fundraising Dinner

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, joined Members of Parliament, Councillors, community organization representatives and community leaders at the Multicultural Fundraising Dinner with Hon. Peter Khalil on Saturday, 27 April 2019.

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The dinner saw addresses and cultural performances, as well as a minute’s silence for the victims of the Easter Sunday Sri Lanka bombings.


In his address, Consul General Yonzon highlighted that Australia’s Nepalese is the fastest growing community in the country, with Nepalese students accounting for the 3rd largest international student cohort in Australia.

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Badri Pangeni, Subodh Gautam and Manash Raj Welcomed at Nepal Consulate Office

Well-known Nepalese singers, Badri Pangeni, Subodh Gautam and Manash Raj, were welcomed with traditional khada shawls by Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, at the Nepal consulate office on Thursday, 18 April 2019.

Consul General Yonzon thanked the RWC team for making the session possible and thanked the singers for their contributions to the music industry.

The artists are in Melbourne to perform in the New Year Dhamaka program at Cyprus Hall on Friday, 19 April.

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Craigieburn Nepalese Community New Year Celebrations

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, was honoured to participate in Nepalese new year celebrations organised by Craigieburn Nepalese Community (CNC) Victoria on Sunday, 14 April 2019.


Consul General Yonzon, who attended as Chief Guest, joined over 80 Craigieburn Nepalese community members at the event. In his address, he congratulated the newly elected committee members and wished all a Happy New Year.

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Chandra Yonzon Attends 3rd annual New and Emerging Communities Festival at Belle Vue Park

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were delighted to attend the 3rd annual New and Emerging Communities Festival at Belle Vue Park, Glenroy on Saturday, 30 March 2019.

The festival was aimed at celebrating and embracing Australia’s multiculturalism, diversity and common values. The festival showcased an opening harmony parade and multicultural performances, children’s activities such as face painting and games, a sports clinic and cultural food stalls.

Addressing attendees, Consul General, Mr Yonzon congratulated organizing committee member, Parsuram Sharma-Luital JP, Help Himalayan Youth Foundation and Bhutanese Community in Australia Inc. for holding such a wonderful event...

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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.

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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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