Prince Harry arrived in Belize, popularly known as the jewel of the Caribbean, as part of his seven-day royal tour for the queen's Diamond jubilee celebrations.

On his arrival in Belize, the Prince was greeted by a guard of honour and Governor General Sir Colville Young. He then visited the capital city Belmopan and conducted the naming service for Queen Elizabeth II Boulevard, the BBC reported.

He interacted with locals at a Jubilee Block Party in Belmopan and took part in lively street dance celebrations.

This is Harry's first solo trip overseas on behalf of his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II. He will be visiting Jamaica, the Bahamas and Brazil as part of his tour.

He is scheduled to travel to the OAS Adjacency Zone on 3 March, where he will be interacting with people taking part in a cultural programme. He will also visit the Maya ruins of Xunantunich, and talk with children from the Belize Special Olympics Programme, after which he will present a Jubilee Canoe to the Ruta Maya Organisation.

Later in the afternoon he departs for the Price Barracks and meets Belize National Coast Guard members. He will lay a wreath at a monument erected for British soldiers who have passed away while in service in Belize, according to Belize News.

Harry will travel to the Bahamas before leaving for Jamaica on Monday. He will run against the world's fastest male sprinter, Usain Bolt, in Kingston, Jamaica. He will then visit Brazil as a trade ambassador on 9 March.

Other members of the royal family will be on overseas tour this year to 15 countries, where the Queen is the head of state and other friendly nations as part of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

While the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh will travel across the UK to mark the occasion, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall will visit Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea.

Prince William and Kate Middleton will visit the Far East and the Pacific.The Duke of York will visit India and the Princess Royal will visit Mozambique and Zambia, reported BBC.

The diamond jubilee celebrations began on 6 February to mark the Queen's 60 years on the throne.

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Britain's Prince Harry is greeted by Belize Governor General Colville Young as he arrives at Philip Goldson International airport, in Ladyville.REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
Britain's Prince Harry opens the Queen Elizabeth II Boulevard at a Jubilee Block Party in Belmopan, Belize.REUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry gives a speech at a Jubilee Block Party in Belmopan, Belize.REUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry interacts with locals at a Jubilee Block Party in Belmopan, BelizeREUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry attends a street party in Belmopan.REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett
Britain's Prince Harry takes part in a dance at a Jubilee Block Party in Belmopan, BelizeREUTERS/Chris Jackson/Pool
Britain's Prince Harry attends a street party in BelmopanREUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett