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    no subject or verb

    I would like, on behalf of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries and in my own name, to express to you my warmest congratulations.

    In this sentence, the stem is “I would like to express to you my warmest congratulations”.
    “on behalf of the Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries” is a parenthesis. Because “and” is a conjunction, there should be a sentence following it. But “in my own name” is a prepositional phrase instead of a sentence. There is no subject and verb. How to understand this part?

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    Re: no subject or verb

    [on behalf of the Chinese People's Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries] and [in my own name]
    The bracketed parts are conjoins linked by the coordinator and. The whole expression above is a conjunct, a sentence adverbial (phrase).

    Because “and” is a conjunction, there should be a sentence following it.
    Or phrase. The coordinator and does not only work between sentences but also between phrases.

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