PETALING JAYA - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak on Thursday assured the families of passengers and crew on board flight MH370 that Malaysia, together with Australia and China, remains committed to finding the aircraft.
"Today my thoughts are with the families of those on MH370. The search will continue. Malaysia, Australia and China remain committed to finding the plane," Najib posted on his official Facebook page.
Earlier on Thursday, the Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) had declared the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370 as an accident in accordance with standard annexes 12 and 13 of the Chicago Convention.
DCA director-general Datuk Azharuddin Abdul Rahman said, however, that the search for the missing aircraft would continue.