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Acclaimed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed (left) met with European Parliament (EP) President Hans-Gert Pottering in his Brussels (Belgium) office on an historic invitation to discuss Hindu issues and promote interfaith dialogue.

Zed, who is president of Universal Society of Hinduism, presented Pottering a groundbreaking memorandum listing 16 Hindu and interfaith issues, including recognition of Hinduism in all the 27 member states of EP, announcement of Diwali as major festival of European Union, assimilation and inclusiveness of all major religions, introduction of comparative religion as a subject in high schools, etc.