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Hotlines for Indians in wave-hit areas

Last updated on: December 30, 2004 08:49 IST

The External Affairs Ministry of the Government of India has set up control rooms in New Delhi, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Maldives, Singapore and Malaysia to provide assistance to Indians in the tidal wave-hit areas.

The Delhi control room will be headed by Additional Secretary Talmiz Ahmed.

The telephone numbers are: 00-91-23011849/23382248. e-mail: asad@mea.gov.in & psasad@mea.gov.in

The numbers in other countries:

Bangkok (Thailand): tel no: 00-662-2604166/2580300-05; fax no: 00-662-2584627/2621740. e-mail: indiaemb@mozart.inet.co.th

Jakarta (Indonesia): tel no: 00-62-21-5204153, fax no: 00-62-21-5204160; e-mail: eoijkt@indo.net.id & ambindia@indo.net.in

Colombo: tel no: 00-94-11-2472684/2422788; fax no: 00-94-11-2446403/2448166; e-mail: hoc.colombo@mea.gov.in

Male (Maldives): tel no: 00-960-324857/323015; fax no: 00-960-324778; e-Mail: hoc.male@mea.gov.in & itm.male@mea.gov.in

Singapore: tel no: 00-65-90262594/97536565.

Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia): tel no: 00-603-20953369 e-mail: highcomm@po.jaring.my & fsch@po.jaring.my

Here are some other numbers which might come in useful if you are missing someone.

India: +91 11 2309 3054
Maldives: +44 20 7224 2149
Seychelles: +248 321 676
Sri Lanka - residents: +94 11 536 1938
Sri Lanka - tourists: +94 11 243 7061
Thailand: +66 2643 5262 and 2643 5000 ext 5003, 5002.

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