As the hunt for the Boeing 777 entered its 12th day on Wednesday with no sign of major progress, one of the relatives of the 153 Chinese nationals on board said a group of up to 30 would be chosen to represent them in facing the media and Malaysian officials.
“By forming a committee, we can unify our voices and only then will the [Malaysian] government attach importance to what we say," said the man, who declined to give his name.
The committee will also pass on important news and information to the rest of the families, he said.
Similar representative committees have been formed in the past, including in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks and the BP oil spill.
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