HM sends condolences to Chinese, Malaysian leaders

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BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN

HIS Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam yesterday sent separate messages of condolences to Chinese President Xi Jinping and Malaysian Prime Minister Dato Laila Utama Dato Sri Mohd Najib Tun Hj Abd Razak following the recent announcement that Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had been lost in the South Indian Ocean.

In the messages, His Majesty said he is extremely saddened to hear the latest announcement made by Dato Sri Najib Tun Hj Abd Razak during a press conference last Monday on the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370.

The monarch stated in the message to the Malaysian premier that he believed the Malaysian government, with the cooperation of the international community, has done its best in performing search and rescue operations.

His Majesty added that the government and people of Brunei joined him in conveying their deepest condolences to the Chinese president and Malaysian prime minister, as well as the people and government of Malaysia and China, especially to the bereaved families of the passengers aboard the flight.

“For the souls of those lost, may Allah (SWT) bestow His blessings upon those concerned,” the monarch added in the message to the Malaysian premier.

The Brunei Times