MH370: PM Najib expresses gratitude to military, civil staff

KUALA LUMPUR - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak expressed his gratitude to the military and civil personnel who are working around the clock to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines' Flight MH370.

"I offer my sincerest gratitude to military and civil personnel from Malaysia and around the world who are working day & night for MH370," he tweeted, today.

This was followed by another tweet, where Najib said the families and passengers and crew on board the plane remain to be of importance.

"The passengers, the crew, and their families are foremost in our thoughts and prayers. #MH370," he said.

Najib also said Malaysia appreciates the support of his counterparts from the neighbouring countries.

He said this in response to Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono's tweet: "To the people of Malaysia and Prime Minister Najib, we convey our sorrow over this tragedy."

Najib, yesterday announced that the flight path of the missing MH370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean.

He made the announcement following the never before used analysis by the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) and Inmarsat, the UK company which provided the satellite data that indicated the northern and southern corridors.