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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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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 attends Magar Samaj barbecue

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, was pleased to attend a Magar Samaj celebratory barbecue with community members on the auspicious occasion of Dashain Bhetghat 2075 BS (2018 AD) at Coburg Lake on Saturday, 27 October 2018.

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Chandra Yonzon Hosts Daishan Celebrations at RGIT

Daishan, one of Nepal’s most auspicious and celebrated festivals, was celebrated at the Nepal consulate office on Monday, 22 October 2018. Facilitated by Nepal consulate office staff, Dashain 2075 BS (2018 AD) celebrations saw in attendance consulate office staff, as well as Nepalese students studying at Royal Gurkhas Institute of Technology (RGIT) Australia’s Melbourne Campus.

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, said that Daishan celebrations at the consulate provided a wonderful opportunity for RGIT Australia’s international Nepalese students to celebrate the festival, many of whom are studying away from family and loved ones in Nepal.

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RGIT Students and RGIT staff were blessed with tika and jamara before the serving of traditional Nepalese food...

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Chandra Yonzon Attends Glenroy Library Nepalese Section Opening

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended an official handover of Nepalese literature to Glenroy Library on Wednesday, 25 September 2018. The handover made part of the official opening of a Nepalese-dedicated section at the library.

Consul General Yonzon, who attended as Chief Guest, joined over 100 Nepalese and Bhutanese community members at the ceremony. In his address, Consul General Yonzon thanked Didi Bahini Samaj Victoria’s (DBSV) collaboration with library staff in establishing the Nepalese section, and said that he enjoys attending DBSV programs which never fail to promote the interests of the community.

Consul General Yonzon said that it is great having two Nepalese sections in Moreland Council, and that he looks forward t...

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Chandra Yonzon Welcomes Prabhakar

Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist-Centre) standing committee member and former Energy Minister, Janardan Sharma (alias Prabhakar), his wife, Laxmi Sharma (Poudel), and NPPF Adviser, Sheshmani Sharma, were welcomed on their arrival to Melbourne on Saturday, 22 September 2018.

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NPPF and ONF Victoria organised an interaction Session with Sharma and the Nepalese community, which saw significant attendance despite short notice. During the program, Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon,  greeted guests with khadas before addressing attendees. He spoke of those who live overseas, away from their homelands, who seek none other than peace with developed nations and their visionary leaders...

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Chandra Yonzon Celebrates National Day

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended National Day celebrations, organised by Embassy of Nepal, at Hyatt Hotel in Canberra on Thursday, 20 September 2018.

Ambassador of Nepal to Australia, Her Excellency Lucky Sherpa started celebrating Nepal’s national day in a grand way last year. Since then, HE Sherpa, together with embassy staff, have celebrated with government officials, Australian Members of Parliament, distinguished heads of missions, chiefs of protocol, diplomats, consular corps, business people, organisation representatives, as well as community members in attendance.

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Chandra Yonzon welcomes Pradeep Khadka

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन), was honoured to welcome award-winning Nepalese actor, filmmaker and model, Pradeep Khadka, at the Nepal consulate office on Monday, 30 July 2018.

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Consul General Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन) and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, and consulate staff, welcomed Mr Khadka and his team with traditional khada upon their visit to consulate office. Together, they discussed Mr Khadka’s latest film and the future of the Nepalese film industry. Consul General Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन) expressed his best wishes for Mr Khadka and his team, and encouraged them to continue to contribute to Nepalese cinema.

Mr Khadka is in Australia to promote his new film...

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Chandra Yonzon and Nepalese delegation visit Bendigo

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्रयोन्जन), made part of a Nepalese delegation which was welcomed in Bendigo on Sunday, 30 July 2017. Welcome Session for the Nepalese Ambassador to Bendigo, organised by AusNep Foundation Inc. and Rotary Club of Bendigo, in association with Consulate General of Nepal to Victoria, was held to welcome Ambassador of Nepal to Australia, Her Excellency Lucky Sherpa, and delegation to Bendigo.

Chief Guest, Ambassador HE Sherpa, Consul General Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्रयोन्जन), Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Honorary Public Relations Representative (HPRR), Chiranjebi Devkota, Tamang Society of Victoria President, Bom Yonzon, former Geelong Nepalese Association President, Ram Kumar Shrestha, ...

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Chandra Yonzon Welcomes Ambassador HE Sherpa in Melbourne

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon (चन्द्र योन्जन), along with his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, made part of a welcome party for Ambassador of Nepal to Australia, Her Excellency Lucky Sherpa, on her arrival at Melbourne Airport on Friday morning, 28 July 2017.

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HE Sherpa was welcomed with traditional khada by the delegation consisting of Nepal Tourism Board (NTB) Honorary Public Relations Representative (HPPR), Chiranjebi Raj Devkota, Noon-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA) Victoria Secretary, Gautam Lamichane, Nepalese Association of Vivtoria (NAV) Secretary, Norgen Norboo, Nepalese People Progressive Forum (NPPF) President, Mandab Karki, Solangture Director, Raju Shakya, Online Khabar’s Australia News Coordinator, Manarishi Dhital, the newly-ele...

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