SHAH ALAM, April 7 – The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, Monday expressed his sympathy over the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Flight MH370 that is believed to have ended in the southern Indian Ocean. He said that though the search for the missing plane was still ongoing, he felt sad and sympathised with the families of the passengers and crew of the flight. “I pray that the search will have a definite and satisfying answer for all parties, especially to those who are still waiting for news.
“I hope the Malaysian government will continue the search to find the right answer to the tragedy and I hope they will be patient in facing this dire situation,” he said when opening the first meeting of the second session of the Selangor state legislative assembly here. Flight MH370, carrying 227 passengers and 12 crew, left the KL International Airport at 12.41 am on March 8 and disappeared from radar screens about an hour later while over the South China Sea. It was to have landed in Beijing at 6.30 am on the same day.