Non Resident Nepali
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A Non Resident Nepali (NRN) (Nepali: गैर आवासीय नेपाली, Gair Aawasiya Nepali) is a citizen of Nepal who holds a Nepalese passport and has temporarily emigrated to another country for six months or more for employment, residence, education or any other purpose.
A person of Nepali origin is a person of Nepali origin or ancestry who was or whose ancestors were born in Nepal or nations with Nepalese ancestry but is not a citizen of Nepal and is the citizen of another country. A person of Nepali origin might have been a citizen of Nepal and subsequently taken the citizenship of another country.
Other terms with vaguely the same meaning are Overseas Nepali, Nepali origin and expatriate Nepali. In common usage, this often includes Nepali-born individuals (and also people of other nations with Nepalese ancestry) who have taken the citizenship of other countries.e Majority of the Non Resident Nepalese reside in India.
According to the Non Resident Nepali Act, 2007 article II, the word 'Non Resident Nepali' does not include Nepali citizen or citizen of SAARC countries of Nepali descent living in SAARC countries. It further excludes the students and members and staffs of Nepali diplomatic mission staying in any foreign country.
The Non Resident Nepali Association was established by the conference held by 11–14 October 2003 in Kathmandu, Nepal. The fourth NRN global conference was held in 13–15 October 2009 in Kathmandu.
NRN are opening business opportunities in Nepal by investing in various sectors such as banking, tourism, hotel, hydropower and many more.
- Aditya Jha, businessman and philanthropist
- Anish Giri, chess prodigy
- Dichen Lachman, Australian actress
- Kiran Chetry, former CNN reporter
- Payal Shakya, Miss Nepal
- Prabal Gurung, fashion designer
- Samrat Upadhyay, author
- Shesh Ghale, businessman
- Upendra Mahato, businessman
- Jay Poudel, London based computer engineer
- Soldiers, Migrants and Citizens
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