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Reno Police Chief honors religious statesman Rajan Zed

By hubVilla com - Monday, February 18, 2013 No Comments
Distinguished religious statesman Rajan Zed has been honored with a certificate by City of Reno (Nevada, USA) Police Chief Steve Pitts for interfaith interactions.

Chief's Certificate of Appreciation, signed by Steve Pitts with Reno Police Department seal in the background, and presented to Zed, who is President of Universal Society of Hinduism, states: "For his years of support to Reno Police Department and the City of Reno as a community, Rajan has been instrumental in the coordination and collaboration of interfaith interactions and discussions for years in our community and this dialogue has promoted transparent, safe and open environment to discuss many issues our community faces and to propose solutions. Rajan embraces and promotes the Reno Police Department values of Respect, Integrity, Fairness and Service, and has been instrumental in our Vision to be a Model of Policing Excellence.


Rajan Zed has taken up interfaith, religion, environment, Roma (Gypsies) and other causes all over the world. He has read opening prayers in United States Senate, various state senates and houses of representatives, counties and city councils all over USA. He was invited by President of European Parliament in Brussels (Belgium) for a meeting to promote interfaith dialogue. Many cities in USA have named October 25 as "Rajan Zed Day". Bestowed with "World Interfaith Leader Award"; Zed is Senior Fellow and Religious Advisor to New York headquartered Foundation for Religious Diplomacy, Spiritual Advisor to National Association of Interchurch & Interfaith Families, etc. He prominently appeared in a recently released documentary on religion titled "Unresolvable?".

Details of the picture attached: Chief's Certificate of Appreciation being presented to Rajan Zed by Reno Police Commander Byron Venzon at an interfaith clergy reception accorded to Zed in Reno recently.

Picture by: Debbie McCarthy

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