Cllr Máire Hendron said: “This is a very positive step forward for Belfast. There are a number of exciting events planned by the Council and this is a very special occasion which will be enjoyed by many people across the city.
“We are very pleased that Sinn Féin is going to support these plans to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. Progress on important matters like this is a key element to helping us build a shared future. This news sends out a very strong message of co-operation and partnership at Council level and I hope this positivity continues for the future.
“All of Alliance’s work to help build positive community relations is now delivering results, and we will continue to make every effort to ensure that there is only constructive politics at the Council.”