KUALA LUMPUR - MCA president, Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai urged for the issue of MH370 to not be politicised.
"I am deeply saddened by the incident and would like to convey my condolences to the families and friends of those on board the missing jetliner.
"This is the time for everyone to be united," he said to The Star.
Liow, in echoing the words of the Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said it is important to find the debris, as any additional verification would help to improve the situation.
"I would also like to urge for the Government and all bodies involved in the search operations to continue their work until a more substantial closure is found," he said.
"In the meantime, the Government will do everything it can to look after the welfare of the families involved as that is of utmost priority," he said adding that they will be provided with first hand information with regards to the airplane.
Liow stressed that it is important to stay united and work towards getting a closure to the case in order to provide comfort for the grieving families.