The World Heritage Committee,
1. Taking note of the measures and the studies undertaken by the State Party to protect the property,;
2. Commending the State Party for the efforts made to monitor the water level;
3. Urges the State Party to adopt the draft legislation foreseen;
4. Strongly recommends that the State Party defines the limits of the property in order to avoid further encroachment;
5. Recommends that the State Party reviews the system of water canalisation, water distribution and considers requesting international assistance under the World Heritage Fund to identify the appropriate remedial measures;
6. Requests the State Party to submit a report to the World Heritage Centre by 1 February 2004, on the progress made in implementing the above-mentioned measures, for examination by the World Heritage Committee at its 28th session in 2004;
7. Decides to retain the property on the List of World Heritage in Danger.