Indian Foreign Ministry set up control room in view of the precarious security situation in Iraq

July 26
12:13 2014

New Delhi, July 26  In view of the precarious security situation in Iraq, MEA had set-up a Control Room effective from 17th June, 2014. Following are the new contact details of the MEA Control Room

Phones:1 Fax: Email
+91 11 2301 1954
+91 11 2301 2292
+91 11 2301 7160 1
+91 11 2301 3945
+91 11 2301 0889

The 24 hour helpline, as per details below, set up by the Indian Embassy in Baghdad, on 15th June, 2014 also remains operational. The contact details are as follows:

Phones:+964 770 444 4899+964 770 484 3247

+964 771 651 1189

+964 771 651 1193


  1. amb.baghdad@mea.gov.in
  2. hoc.baghdad@mea.gov.in
  3. cons.baghdad@mea.gov.in
  4. edubaghdad@yahoo.com

Website: www.indianembassybaghdad.in

The camp offices in Najaf, Karbala and Basra, functional since 28th June, 2014 for assisting Indians nationals in Iraq, also remain operational as per details below:

Najaf+964 771 6511190+964 771 6511181

+964 771 6511179


Karbala+964 771 6511183+964 771 6511180

+964 771 6511176

E-mail: controlroomkarbala@gmail.com

Basra+964 771 6511185+964 771 6511182

+964 771 6511178

E-mail: controlroombasrah@gmail.com

All Indian nationals in Iraq requiring assistance in returning to India may contact the station nearest to their location as indicated above. All necessary assistance, including provision of travel documents, air tickets and facilitation in any other form for travel out of Iraq, will be provided to those Indian nationals desirous of returning back to India.

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