Wishing all the participating sportspersons a memorable Commonwealth Games, Singh said, "Welcome to India, welcome to these Games and Enjoy our hospitality, enjoy the incredible sound and sights of India."
"It is a proud moment for all our countrymen and the people of India are delighted to host the 19th edition of CWG in Delhi."
"I convey my warm greetings to all members of Commonwealth in this grand gathering in CWG fraternity," he added.
"Millions are waiting eagerly to watch the Games unfold and celebrate the sporting excellence. The Games will see human skill and above all of courage and uphold the spirit the Commonwealth and seeds of equality and friendship," he said.
"This is an occasion to essential spirit of CWG. May this spread peace equality among all people of nations. May this participation will spread friendship and good will, and unite us as one large family more than winning or losing.