LAHORE - A dialogue on 'Trends of history writing in Pakistan was organised in remembrance of renowned journalist and researcher Abdullah Malik at Human Rights Commission of Pakistan office here on Friday. Speakers including Dr Mubarik Ali, Dr Mubashar Hasan, Ali Jafar, Dr Mehdi Hasan, Dr Arfa Saeda, Prof Qamar Abas, Nazeer Naji and IA Rahman paid tributes to Abdullah Malik for his work and services. Abdullah Malik wrote about 35 books including eight books on history. Speaking on the occasion Dr Mehdi Hasan said unfortunately we had not replacement of intellectuals in our country. He further said we should speak truth about history and the reasons behind the partition of India. Renowned columnist IA Rehman said in books of history many distorted things had been put and the same were being are taught to the students. Qamar Abbas proposed to constitute an independent commission on history writings. Dr Mubashar Hasan said Abdullah Malik was an unbiased writer whose life is replete with struggle and search for the truth. He always depicted true picture of the consequences. Dr Kosar Abdullah Malik, Umair Hashmi and Dr Anees Alam were also present on the occasion.