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Chandra Yonzon Meets with Mayor Councillor of City of Greater Geelong, Bruce Harwood to Discuss Potential Sister City with Biratnagar in Nepal

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and Mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City (Nepal) Bhim Parajuli were welcomed by Mayor Councillor of City of Greater Geelong, Bruce Harwood at Geelong City Hall on Monday, 12 August.

Mayor Parajuli raised the possibility of the establishment of a sister city relationship between Geelong and Biratnagar citing geographical, cultural and economic similarities between the two cities. Mayor Parajuli also shared insight into Biratnagar’s ethnically and linguistically diverse community.

Mayor Parajuli and Mayor Cr Hardwood said that they look forward to exploring how a sister city relationship has the potential to mutually benefit both cities culturally and economically.

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Mayor of Biratnagar Metropolitan City, Bhim Parajuli was welcomed...

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Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) National Excellence Awards Night-2019

Hon. Consul General, Chandra Yonzon and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were pleased to attend the Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Australia National’s 8th Conference and National Excellence Awards Night-2019 at Estonia House on Saturday, 10 August.

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Hon. Consul General, Chandra Yonzon and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, were pleased to attend the Non-Resident Nepali…

Posted by Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria on Monday, 12 August 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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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 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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Nepal Festival Melbourne 2018 Volunteers Appreciation BBQ

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन), was honoured to deliver a speech at a Volunteers Appreciation Program at Coburg Lake on Saturday, 12 January 2019.


The program was held to express appreciation to organisers and volunteers of Nepal Festival Melbourne 2018, which was held in Federation Square on Saturday, 15 December 2018.

Consul General Yonzon commended the tireless efforts of all involved in making Nepal Festival Melbourne 2018 a success, including interstate and overseas guests, artists, Australian and Nepalese government officials, media personnel and participants.

In its 10th year in 2018, the one-day event saw more than 45,000 attend the festival...

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Driver’s Licence Recognition Evening

The Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria, in association with VicRoads, hosted a Nepalese Driver’s Licence Recognition Evening for community members on Monday, 19 November 2018 at the Nepal Consulate Office.

The aim of the program was to provide Nepalese community members in Victoria with a better understanding of how to receive recognition for their Nepalese driver’s licences in Victoria. Further road safety and general safety matters were also presented by members of Victoria Police.

Edward Wright, the consulate intern, was the host and MC for the evening. Edward highlighted the program and informed the attendees of the role of each of the speakers in their respective positions...

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Chandra Yonzon Meets with VicRoads Representatives

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and consulate staff met with VicRoads representatives at the Nepal consulate office on Monday, 15 October 2018. The meeting provided the opportunity for the consulate to discuss Victoria’s Nepalese community and the recognition of Nepalese driver’s licenses. The consulate and VicRoads discussed a plan to help facilitate the process of gaining recognition for Nepalese driver’s licences in Victoria.

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Consul General Yonzon highlighted the importance of education to ensure road safety. Both the consulate office and VicRoads remain committed to ensuring communication and excellent customer service for all...

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Bendigo Potential Sister City with Nepal

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्रयोन्जन), and consulate staff, met with City of Greater Bendigo Mayor Councillor Margaret O’Rourke and Councillor James Williams at Bendigo Municipal Offices on Wednesday, 8 August 2018.

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The meeting was held to discuss the establishment of a Sister City relationship between the City of Greater Bendigo and a yet-to-be-named city in Nepal. Preliminary discussions were centred on Bendigo’s relationship with Nepal to-date, as well as expectations and possible opportunities in formalising the relationship.

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Mayor O’Rourke said that a Sister City relationship between Bendigo and Nepal could see focus on areas such as business, education, and cultural linkages...

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