At the gracious invitation of
E.g.At the gracious invitation of the Premier of India, President Xi Jinping pays a state visit to India.
pay a state visit to
E.g. The President of China is paying a state visit to other countries some time of the year.
E.g. The leader of one country may send an official invitation to the leader of another country for a visit.
4 In the name of
In the name of myself, I would like to convey my heartfelt appreciation of your precious hospitality.
In the name of myself= on behalf of myself 以我个人的名义
Eg. I want to give you the house in the name of (on behalf of )myself.
On behalf of the people of my country, I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks to our host for their earnest invitation and gracious hospitality we have received.
extend my warmest welcome
I would like to extend my warmest welcome to all of you.
eg. I would like to extend my great welcome to the new enrolled student.
6 Meet somebody in person 亲自见某人。
Thank you very much for coming all the way to meet me in person.
Eg. She meets her boyfriend in person and she feels like a little rabbit hopping within her.
7 feel/be honored /privileged to do something
I feel honored to express this warm welcome on behalf of the Chinese government and people to our distinguished diplomatic envoys.
Eg. I feel privileged to get the award.
I feel honored to come here on my first visit to your beautiful country.
8 Toast to something
May I ask you to join me in a toast to the friendship and cooperation between our two countries.
E.g. let’s toast to our health and friendship