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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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Heartfelt Condolences

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, along with the entire Nepal consulate office team, express their grief and sadness of the loss of life, hurt and damage caused by the massive storms which hit several southern districts of Nepal, Bara and Parsa on Sunday evening, 30 March 2019.

Heartfelt Condolences

We extend our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, and encourage community members in Victoria to support the cause of assisting those affected.

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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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Chandra Yonzon Celebrates Maghe Sankranti

Hon. Consul General of Nepal to Victoria, Chandra Yonzon, and his wife, Laxmi Yonzon, attended Maghe Sankranti at Estonia House on Saturday, 19 January 2019.

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The entire team at the Nepal consulate office expresses its thanks to Magar Samaj Victoria President, Mohan Rana, and the entire MSV team for his organisation of what proved to be a most enjoyable program.

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The annual Maghe Sankranti celebration, organised by Magar Samaj Victoria (MSV), is aimed at protecting and preserving the culture and traditions of the Magar in Victoria.

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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 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 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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