The preparations for the hosting of the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit in Chiang Mai , Thailand is underway before the gathering takes place in less than one week.

Director of Pinkanakorn Development Agency (Public Organisation) Dr. Sarawut Srisakun, on May 7 gave an update on the progress of the preparations for the 2nd Asia-Pacific Water Summit, slated for May 14-20.

Sarawut said the installation of almost all utilities, including WiFi internet, public phones, water supply and electricity, at the International Convention and Exhibition Centre has been completed.

Sarawut added that all the decorations at the meeting venue will be under the theme of Lanna, as suggested by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra.-VNA