Missing MH370: Qatar ready to help in SAR efforts

11 Mar 2014 / 17:30 H.

KUALA LUMPUR: Qatar is ready to assist Malaysia in search and rescue (SAR) missions to find the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) flight MH370, which has been missing since early Saturday.
This was conveyed by Qatar's ambassador to Malaysia, Essa Mohamed Al-Mannai, during a courtesy call on Dewan Negara President Tan Sri Abu Zahar Ujang at Parliament House here, today.
"He (the ambassador) conveyed his sadness over the disappearance of flight MH370, which was carrying so many passengers.
"He and Qatar itself feel compelled to provide whatever assistance is necessary as Qatar and Malaysia have a good relationship and share close ties," Abu Zahar told reporters after the one-hour visit.
He said Qatar and foreign countries that were concerned and expressed a desire to help during this trying times proved that Malaysia was a country that was open, with good relations with many countries.
The meeting was to strengthen existing ties, that had long prevailed between the two Muslim countries, especially in the economic, business and political aspects. – Bernama


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