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Chandra Yonzon Attends Inaugural Consuls-General Program in Kathmandu

Hon. Consul General, Chandra Yonzon, joined over 40 Nepalese honorary consuls, consuls and consuls-general for the Foreign Ministry’s promoting Nepal program held at Annapurna Hotel, Kathmandu on 26-27 June 2019. The two-day program was the first of its kind aimed at providing Nepalese representatives internationally with insight into various aspects of economic diplomacy including trade, investment, tourism and foreign employment.

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Foreign Affairs Minister, Rt. Hon. Pradeep Gyawali, discussed Nepal’s recent achievements in political and socio-economic development. Hon. Gyawali advised the further promotion of Nepal’s economic diplomacy in line with the national campaign of ‘Prosperous Nepal, Happy Nepali,’ and the development priorities of the Nepalese government.

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Nepal Consulate Office Welcomes Rabi Lamichhane to Melbourne

The Nepalese media personality, Rabi Lamichhane, his wife Nikita Poudel and their team visited the Nepal Consulate Office of Victoria on Thursday 30 May 2019.

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Hon. Consul General Mr Chandra Yonzon welcomed the team offering Khada, a Nepalese token of love and an Australian Boomerang, as a sentimental gift to remember their visit. The meeting took place in advance for the following nights’ fundraiser dinner for ‘Raskot Community Hospital’ in Kalikot, North-west Nepal.

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The welcome programme was attended by different Nepali community members, leaders, entrepreneurs and media personnel.

The media personality, Rabi Lamichhane, his wife Nikita Poudel along with the team visited the Nepal Consulate Office of…

Posted by Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria on Wednesday, 29 May 2019

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Chandra Yonzon attends Victorian Volunteers Appreciation Night

Didi Bahini Samaj (DBS) Victoria held a Volunteers Appreciation & DidiBahini for DajuBhai program in Glenroy on Saturday, 25 May 2019. Attending the session, Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, accompanied by his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, congratulated DBS Victoria on the successful program and commended their great work. Consul General Yonzon said that DBSV is reputed by their fabulous work in the community, and wished community members the very best.

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Didi Bahini Samaj (DBS) Victoria held a Volunteers Appreciation & DidiBahini for DajuBhai program in Glenroy on…

Posted by Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria on Monday, 27 May 2019

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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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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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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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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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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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Consul General Yonzon Attends Damphu Saanjh 2019

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, was honoured to participate in Damphu Saanjh 2019 celebrations of Tamang Lhochhar, Year of Pig 2855, at Preston Town Hall on Saturday, 9 February 2019.

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The celebrations, organised by Tamang Society of Victoria Australia, saw in attendance local government officials and Nepalese and wider community leaders and members. Consul General Yonzon, and the entire Nepal consulate office team, extends to those celebrating immense happiness, prosperity and luck at this special time.

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Chandra Yonzon Celebrates Maghe Sankranti

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended Maghe Sankranti at Estonia House on Saturday, 19 January 2019.

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The entire team at the Nepal consulate office expresses its thanks to Magar Samaj Victoria President, Mohan Rana, and the entire MSV team for his organisation of what proved to be a most enjoyable program.

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The annual Maghe Sankranti celebration, organised by Magar Samaj Victoria (MSV), is aimed at protecting and preserving the culture and traditions of the Magar in Victoria.

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