Established in Malaysia on August 17, 2003as a non-profit representative organization of the people of Nepalese origin living in Malaysia , NRN-Malaysia is primarily concerned in promoting the common interests of its members in Malaysia and Nepal. NRN-Malaysia is a member organization of Non-Resident Nepali Association (NRNA), which is a representative organization of the people of Nepalese origin living abroad (specifically outside SAARC countries). Every two years, NRN holds an international convention of the representatives of National Coordinating Councils and an International Coordination Council (ICC) gets elected. The NRN-ICC has a permanent secretariat in Kathmandu, Nepal.
The NRN-Malaysia was established through a provisional council, which subsequently organized a national convention in August 2008. The convention elected a National Coordination Council,which acts as the representative assembly of the Non-resident Nepalese in Malaysia .