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If I have to say the following idea,

  1. I am pleased to submit our manuscript entitled “ABC” for consideration of publication in PQR Journal.
  2. I wish to submit this manuscript under the theme issue of XYZ.

in a complete sentence, is the following construct acceptable?

I am pleased to submit our manuscript entitled “ABC” for consideration of publication in PQR Journal under the theme issue of XYZ.

I am in doubt because I've omitted the clauses.

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As long as your complete sentence bears the complete meaning, it should not be a problem. However, there are some mistakes which I cleared in the modified sentence.

I am pleased to submit our manuscript entitled “ABC” for consideration of publication in PQR Journal having the theme issue on XY.

Having sounds more natural than under to me. Also as a preposition, I would prefer with to under in this case. Again, a theme happens on a subject, not of a subject.

EDIT - StoneyB's comment seems to be quite a handy here. As you can see, there are still some modifications that should be done to make it sound more natural. So get rid of superfluous terms/phrases like "entitled","consideration for publication","theme issue on XY" etc. and to make it the simplest construction, change it to, as prescribed,

.... to be considered for publication in the XY issue of PQR Journal.

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    + Some things that would make it even better: 1) Entitled is superfluous. 2) We generally submit or consider an article for publication. 3) Consideration is superfluous and jingles badly with publication; cut it, or at the very least change it to to be considered for publication; 4) Theme issue on XY is redundant, and the article is being submitted for publication in that issue of the Journal; * I'd suggest something like "to be considered for publication in the XY issue of PQR Journal. – StoneyB May 4 '13 at 2:18
  • @StoneyB, Thank you for your excellent comment. I always thought there is something still there not quite right and you pointed them. – Mistu4u May 4 '13 at 7:47

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