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Urgent Notice about the Suspension of Visa-on-arrival

2 March 2020 – The Government of Nepal is monitoring the spread of Corona Virus (COVID-19). Taking into account the global recommendations and measure of the WHO, the Government of Nepal has decided to temporarily suspend visa-on-arrival for the nationals of the following countries, effective from 10 March, 2020 to till the date of further notice:

  • People’s Republic of China, including Special Administrative Regions
  • Islamic Republic of Iran
  • Italy
  • Republic of Korea
  • Japan

However, those willing to visit Nepal can obtain visa beforehand from the Nepali Missions abroad. Applicants in these countries are required to submit a recently issued health certificate with the visa application.

For further information, visit the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Home Affairs, Department of Immigration’s...

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Community Celebrates Chhath Puja 2076 BS (2019 AD)

Victoria’s Nepalese and wider communities at Edwardes Park Lake in Reservoir to celebrate Chhath Puja on Sunday, 3 November 2019.

Organised by Madeshi Community of Victoria, the celebration saw in attendance The Hon. Robin Scott, representing the Minister for Multicultural Affairs, Member for Wills, Peter Khalil, Madheshi Community President, Dr Surendra Rauniyar, and Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon.

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Victoria’s Nepalese Celebrate Bal Diwas

Bal Diwas, or “Children’s Day,” was celebrated by Victoria’s Nepalese community at Coburg Town Hall on Sunday, 15 September.

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Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, who attended as Chief Guest, said that he is happy to see increased participation at Bal Diwas celebrations each year.

Consul General Yonzon thanked volunteers, performers, and Nepalese Association of Victoria (NAV) for organising the event. Bal Diwas celebrations, which this year included a fashion parade, national anthems and children’s talent shows, is held annually to raise awareness of the rights, care and education of children.

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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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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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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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