Your Excellency Colonel Muammar Al-Qadhafi,
Your Majesties,your Highnesses,
Your Excellencies, Distinguished Heads of State and Government,
Your Excellency Mr. Amre Moussa, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States,
Distinguished ministers, Ladies and Gentlemen,
As-salamu alaykum wa rahmatu-lahi wa barakatu [peace be upon you, and God''s mercy and His blessings]
It is a great honour and privilege to participate in this important summit. I thank you for inviting me to join you.