ISLAMABAD- Pakistan says it is ready to extend help in search and rescue operation for the missing Malaysian passenger plane.

"We would be ready to extend whatever help is required but I am not sure what would that be," the Foreign Ministry said today.

"It is possible that our Civil Aviation Authorities have already shared the data with the Malaysian authorities but I have no information that it has happened," the Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Tasnim Aslam said at her weekly briefing when asked has Pakistan offered any assistance in the rescue operation for the missing Malaysian Airline flight.

The Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, with 239 people on board, vanished from air traffic control screens midway between Malaysia' s east coast and Vietnam. Its fate remains a mystery and no wreckage has been identified.