NICE (SCEE) organised a lecture on ‘Why and How Pakistan?’ on September 12 at NIT Auditorium SCEE. Associate Dean NICE, Dr. Liaquat, faculty members and civil engineering students of Batch 2k10 attended the event. The guest speaker at the event was Col. Ashfaq Hussain who is a renowned scholar with several published books and publications including Witness to Blunder, a book on events of Kargil.Colonel Ashfaq commenced his lecture by stating that Pakistan came into being with the first Muslim stepping in the subcontinent. He briefed the audience regarding the advent of Islam in present day Pakistan, rise of Muslims, fallof Mughals and a brief history of independence of Pakistan.He explained the purpose of the struggle behind independence of Pakistan to stir the feeling of nationalism among the audience. The lecture was followed by a comprehensive question answer session relating to several conflicts and crisis affecting Pakistan today.