The opening speeches
were given by H E Dr Yehia bin Badr bin Malek al Mewali, Undersecretary in the ministry, and Asr Ahmed Toson, UNFPA GCC representative, Sultanate of Oman.
German government spokesman Georg Streiter said Chancellor Angela Merkel had planned to use her speech at the opening of the exhibition to call for the return of the art in accordance with international law, but Russia cancelled the opening speeches
citing lack of time.
will be held by Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, European Parliament President Martin Schulz and Commission chief Jose Manuel Barroso.
Voting began after a couple of opening speeches
from officials of the party, party leaders and the two candidates in the election: Atta Mills and Rawlings.
FIRST Minister Rhodri Morgan missed the official opening speeches
at Cardiff City's new stadium as he was unwell, a spokeswoman said yesterday.
THE Tory conference got off to a shambolic start yesterday, with angry party activists complaining they could not hear opening speeches
Nick Dolan, of the trust which owns the hall, and Ian Lane, headmaster of Washington School, will give opening speeches
followed by a minute's silence at 1.46pm.
The youngsters, aged between 13 and 16, are running a workshop, presenting opening speeches
and designing the conference pack for the event, at Birmingham's Hilton hotel.
In their opening speeches
, both Mbeki and summit SecretaryGeneral Nitin Desai stressed that the final documents must contain specific timetables and targets.
A jury was sworn in yesterday, and the opening speeches
should take place today.
The launch - at the City of Manchester Stadium - was blighted by technical problems, including a blackout during the opening speeches