Malaysian king expresses deep concern over missing Flight MH370

Malaysian king expresses deep concern over missing Flight MH370
The King of Malaysia, Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah has expressed his deep concern over Malaysian Airline’s missing flight MH370.

KUALA LUMPUR - Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah expressed deep concern over Malaysian Airline's missing flight MH370 and called on family members of those affected to remain calm and strong.

The King reached out to the families of passengers and crew in his royal address at the start of the first meeting of the 2nd session of the 13th Parliament here yesterday.

"The Queen and I, together with the people of Malaysia, are deeply concerned with the incident involving the MAS flight to Beijing on Saturday,

"We express our sympathy to the passengers and crew on board the aircraft and their families," he said.

The King also expressed hope that affected family members would persevere and remain calm throughout the crisis.

The MAS plane disappeared early on Saturday without giving out any distress signal between the Malaysia-Vietnam air space.

A total of 23 aircraft and 40 maritime vessels are in a multi-national search and rescue operation to look for the missing aircraft and its passengers.

Several South-East Asian countries, the United States, China and Australia have committed manpower and equipment for the operations.

 

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