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RTM to broadcast live MH17 ceremonial honours at KLIA friday


KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 – Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) will broadcast live the ceremonial honours for the flight MH17 tragedy crash victims at the grounds of the Bunga Raya complex, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) on Friday from 7.30 am.

RTM radio channels, namely NasionalFM, TRAXXfm, AiFm and MINNALfm will also make coverages.Malaysian Broadcasting Department Current Affairs News division, in a statement here today, said the live coverage would involve the arrival ceremony for the victims’ remains from Amsterdam, Belanda.


This will be followed by another ceremony to send the remains by air to the states outside Klang Valley and by road in the Klang Valley vicinity for burial.”RTM will strive to bring live coverage of the burial ceremony in Klang valley and Kuching, Sarawak as well as several other locations involved with the burial ceremony for Muslims and non Muslims,” said the statement.

It also said RTM would have a grandstand before the remains arrived with various slots, including a special report on the MH17 tragedy and Malaysian diplomatic efforts to enable all the remains of the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) Malaysian passengers and crew to be brought back for burial.

“RTM will also try to broadcast updates from time to time on the process to bring back the remains with a cross-over from Amsterdam,” it added.