Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi on Sunday said that Pakistan not only successfully combated and defeated the menace of terrorism but also proved the world wrong over its definition of Islam.

Addressing the fourth Paigham-e-Islam conference he said, Islam is the religion of peace and equality.

The President said through providing shelter to millions of Afghan refugees for a long period, Pakistan conveyed the real meaning of compassion and brotherhood.

He said Pakistan hosted more than 3.5 million Afghan refugees and most of them are living here since their past 3 to 4 generations.

He said that the entire world is has accepted that we achieved great success in war against terrorism and paid to the bravery of our armed forces.