PUTRAJAYA – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak has arrived at Putrajaya Marriott Hotel to visit families and next-of-kin of passengers onboard the ill-fated Malaysia Airline (MAS) MH17.
He arrived at the hotel at 2.10pm, and was accompanied by his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor. He is here to provide support to the grieving families.
MH17 was en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam when it crashed in eastern Ukraine, which was believed to have been shot down and it was carrying 283 passengers, including 15 Malaysian crew members.
Also present to accompany the prime minister is Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai, Defense Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Hamzah Zainuddin and Umno Wanita chief Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, reports NST.