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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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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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International Student Induction at Nepal Consulate Office

Over 45 international students attended an induction session for newly arrived students to Australia at the Nepal consulate office on Sunday, 17 February.

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Three presentations introduced students to their obligations and dealing with their education provider (by RTO quality and compliance expert, Sudhir Shakya; road and water safety (by civil engineer, Nirajan Gauli), and overseas health cover and dealing with insurance companies (by Raj Sharma).

Non-Resident Nepalese Association (NRNA) Victoria Coordinator, Keshav Kandel, welcomed students and spoke of NRNA Victoria’s commitment to educating international students on their rights, obligations and safety. The program was MC’d by NRNA Secretary, Gautam Lamicahnne, and concluded by Youth Coordinator, Suman Adhikari.

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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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Nepalese Book Launch in Melbourne

Community members were pleased to attended the book launch of author, Biyogi Budathoki’s muktak sangrah (Nepalese poem), Muktak Mallika at Coburg Library on Sunday, 6 January 2019.

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, addressed attendees at the launch, hosted by Sahitik Sangeet Jamghat Australia. He congratulated and wished his best to Mr Budhathoki, and expressed his desire to see more Nepalese literature in Melbourne for all literature lovers. He also acknowledged and appreciated Sahitik Jamghat Australia for the opportunity and for promoting Nepalese literature and language in Victoria since its establishment.

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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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