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CHIANG MAI : Participants at the second Asia-Pacific Water Summit are expected to adopt a Chiang Mai Declaration on technical, academic and financial cooperation and support in water management projects, Deputy Prime Minister Plodprasop Suraswadi said Saturday. 

He said leaders and delegates of the countries attending the summit will meet Sunday and Monday to discuss the results of technical workshops held during the past five days.

The Water Summit began on Tuesday, with around 1,300 participants attending forums and seminars on water management. However, most heads of state are expected to arrive Sunday and will give statements during the Leaders' Forum Monday. The conference concludes Monday. The first water summit was held in Japan in 2007.

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