欢迎/开幕/闭幕词 welcome/opening/closing speech/address
致开/闭幕词 deliver/make an opening/closing speech
签字仪式 signing ceremony
友好访问 goodwill visit
宣布……开幕 declare … open; declare the commencement/opening of
宣布……闭幕 declare the conclusion/closing of …
发表热情友好的讲话 make a warm and friendly speech
热情洋溢的欢迎词 gracious speech of welcome
尊敬的来宾 distinguished/respected/respectable/honorable guests
陛下 Your/His/Her Majesty
殿下 Your/His/Her Highness/Excellency/Royal Highness
阁下 Your/His/Her Honor/Excellency
主席先生/女士阁下 Excellency Mr./Madam Chairman/President
值此……之际 on the occasion of
以……的名义 in the name of
由衷的谢意 heartfelt thanks
承蒙/应……的盛情邀请 at the gracious invitation of …
回顾过去 look back on; in retrospect
展望未来 look ahead; look into the future
最后 in conclusion/closing
提议祝酒 propose a toast
荣幸地答谢您给我们的热情招待 have the honor of reciprocating your warm reception
愉快地答谢您热情洋溢的欢迎词 have the pleasure in replying to your gracious speech of welcome
怀着对贵国人民的深厚感情 with profound and amicable sentiments for your people
远道来访/来自大洋彼岸的朋友 friends coming from a distant land/the other side of the Pacific
作为贵国人们的友好使者 as an envoy of friendship with your people
随同贸易代表团来访的商界的朋友们 friends from the business community accompanying the trade delegation
增加我们彼此之间的理解和友谊 increase/strengthen/promote/expand our mutual understanding and friendship
促进我们之间的友好合作关系 promote/facilitate/enhance/strengthen/advance our friendly relation of cooperation
符合两国人民的共同利益 accord with/agree with/conform to/meet the common interests of our two peoples
Now, I have the pleasure to declare the 22nd Universal Postal Congress open.
It is my great honor to declare the commencement of Beijing International Conference on Outer Space Exploration. On behalf of the Chinese Government and people, and in my own name, I would like to extend my warm welcome to all the delegates and guests.
I wish to extend, on behalf of the Chinese Government and people, warm congratulations on the convocation o
f the forum, and a sincere welcome to the heads of state and government, political leaders, representatives of relevant international organizations and business leaders from around the world.
I would also like to express my congratulations on the successful opening of the conference in Nanjing. I wish to thank all the members of the organizing committee for their hard and admirable work, which has made this conference possible.
In this most beautiful autumn season, we welcome in Beijing the opening of the Fourth World Conference on Women, the largest and one of the most important international meetings of its kind in world history. We hope that the conference will become a brilliant landmark of promoting the civilization, peace, and progress of humanity. For this, we warmly herald the opening of the Fourth World Conference on Women and wish the Conference a complete success.
In this blooming season of spring, we have brought together in this pretty town of Boao so many friends from around Asia and the world at large.
I am convinced that this conference will reach an agreement on the protection of intellectual property rights. I wish the conference a complete success!
Allow me to express my warmest welcome and gracious greetings to our distinguished guests coming from afar.
It is with great pleasure that I extend a warm welcome to the Australian delegation led by Mr. Davis.
It gives us a feeling of special joy to have the opportunity of entertaining our distinguished guests from the United States.
It gives me so great a pleasure on behalf of the Board of Trustees to extend a warm welcome to all the members of the Canadian delegation.
It is a great pleasure for me to preside at this dinner in honor
of Chairman Clark.
This is a very happy and memorable occasion for me personally and the members of the Board to host you here in Dalian.
It is in the spirit of friendly cooperation, mutual promotion and common prosperity that I extend to you the warmest welcome and convey to you the most gracious greetings from all the employees of our petrol-chemical group corporation.
I want to extend my personal earnest welcome to all of you and sincerely hope that your visit here will be rewarding.
Finally, I wish this annual meeting a complete success and wish all of you a pleasant stay in Beijing.
It is such a great honor and privilege to receive a visit to our company from a distinguished group of people like you.
I am very excited to see our friends from the other side of the Pacific.
It provides me with/avails of/gives me an excellent opportunity to meet old friends and make new ones.
I am very happy to have this second chance of joyful gathering with you.
It is a great pleasure today for me to attend this official dinner reception of the Asian-African Business Summit.
It gives me great pleasure to attend this luncheon, meeting all the friends, old and new. Let me thank the National Committee on U. S. –China Relations and the U. S. –China Business Council for their kind invitation and gracious hospitality.
I would like to thank Sir Alec Broers, Vice-Chancellor, for the invitation, which brings me to the famous Cambridge University.
I greatly appreciate this opportunity to visit this beautiful and affluent country.
It gives me great pleasure to express once again to our host my deep appreciation for the grand reception and
boundless and generous hospitality we enjoy here.
Thank you very much for giving me such an excellent opportunity to visit this beautiful and legendary city and work with you.
Please accept our sincere thanks for your kind invitation.
I should like to express my heartfelt gratitude for your gracious reception and hospitality.
I’d like to say how grateful we are for all you have done for us.
We all feel reluctant to part from each other at this moment of parting.
No words can fully express our gratitude to the leadership of this company for their great kindness and thoughtful consideration for us during our stay here.
The gracious hospitality of our host will remain in my memory forever.
These fine impression will remain forever in our most cherished memories.
I am looking forward with great expectation to visiting your country in the near future.
May I ask you to join me in a toast to the friendship and cooperation between our two cities.