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Update on missing Malaysia Airlines MH370: Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein's statement in full

Published on Mar 16, 2014 8:02 PM
 

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's Acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein gave an update on the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at a press conference on Sunday. 

Mr Hishammuddin said the number of countries involved in the search had increased from 14 to 25, that the two pilots had not requested to fly together and so far no groups have made any demands over the missing plane. 

Here is the text of his statement in full. 

"I know many of you have submitted questions, and I will try to answer some of those questions in my statement today.

Malaysia's acting Transport Minister Hishammuddin Hussein (second from right) speaks during a news conference about the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport on March 16, 2014. Mr Hishammuddin gave an update on the search for Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 at a press conference on Sunday, March 16, 2014. -- PHOTO: REUTERS
 
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