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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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Chandra Yonzon Attends DFAT Reception

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon चन्द्रयोन्जन, attended the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) end-of-year reception at the Immigration Museum in Melbourne’s CBD on Wednesday, 12 December 2018.


Mr Yonzon enjoyed networking with Consular Corps colleagues and appreciated the performance by Dhungala Children’s Choir and Short Black Opera Soloist Soprano, Shauntai Batzke.

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Chandra Yonzon Meets Surendra Pandey

Hon. Consul General Chandra Yonzon met with former Nepalese Finance minister and current member of the Nepalese Constituent Assembly, Mr. Surendra Pandey on Monday 3rd December 2018.

At the meeting, Consul General Yonzon and Mr. Pandey discussed the similarities and differences between Australia and Nepal’s political systems. Mr. Pandey also discussed his time as the finance minister as well as the challenges he faced in that position.

Mr. Pandey is a standing committee member for the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) and represents the Chitwan-1 constituency in Nepal. He has written three books and is considered an economic reformer due to his time as finance minister from 2009-2011.

The night before, Consul General Yonzon hosted Mr...

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Chandra Yonzon Attends ANMC AGM

Hon. Consul General for Nepal to Victoria Chandra Yonzon and his wife Mrs. Laxmi Yonzon attended the Australian Nepalese Multicultural Centre (ANMC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) was held on 25th of November at 231 – 251 Mt Alexander Road Ascot Vale.


Speaking at the AGM, Consul General thanked all the ANMC members for working hard and also encouraged all to be courageous and keep trying their best to achieve the goal. He also requested all to be united and work together and to disregard politics while working in the team as the community centre is our collective dream and we all want to see it comes true soon.

The ANMC was formed to establish a community centre for Nepalese nationals in Melbourne, Australia...

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