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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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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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Chandra Yonzon Attends Chhath Puja Celebrations

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended Chhath Puja at Edwardes Lake, Reservoir on Tuesday, 13 November 2018. In his address, Consul General Yonzon applauded devotees and those who fasted for up to 36 hours. He expressed thanks to Madheshi Community in Victoria for organising Chhath Puja celebrations each year, and for the wonderful event held on Tuesday.

Chhath Puja celebrations are predominately held in southern parts of Nepal but festivities are held in many other parts of the world. Rituals are observed over four days, which include fasting, with the third day being the main festival day.

Hon. Consul General Yonzon was presented with a certificate of appreciation for the consulate’s ongoing support for the community...

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Chandra Yonzon Attends Book Launch

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon was honoured to attend the book release of ‘Khoji Thulung Dhumkhumi Rai’s Ancient’ Lyrical poems by the author, Jay Bahadur Shrestha, on Sunday 28 October 2018. The biography tells the story of the life of Harka Rai, his forefathers, childhood memories and time served in the Gurkhas army.

Addressing dignitaries and attendees at the release, Consul General Yonzon congratulated duo Mr Rai and Mr Shrestha and encouraged all to read the biography to learn more about the fascinating life of community member, Mr Rai. The event, held in Coburg, celebrated the experiences of Nepalese nationals and their shared memory. Consul General Yonzon and the Nepal consulate staff wish Jay Bahadur Shrestha all the best with his future endeavors...

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Chandra Yonzon Meets with NIWF Chairperson

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, was pleased to meet with National Indigenous Women’s Federation (NIWF) Chairperson, Chini Maya Majhi on Friday, 12 October 2018.

Mrs Mahji has worked on women’s empowerment projects since 2000, and has worked tirelessly to ensure positive outcomes for her community. The Nepal consulate office is proud of her efforts to support social welfare as well as marginalised communities, and looks forward to working with her in the near future.

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