US President-elect Barack Obama on Wednesday called Indian Ambassador Ronen Sen to convey his grief at the loss of innocent lives in the Mumbai terror attacks and said he was fully supportive of the Bush Administration's offer of assistance to the Indian government. Obama called Ambassador Sen to convey the message that his thoughts and prayers are with the people of India and that he is personally monitoring the situation and the evolving developments, the media here reported. The Democratic President-elect is further reported to have told Sen that he is completely supportive of all actions of the Bush administration to be of whatever assistance to the Government of India. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice also spoke to the Indian Ambassador to convey her condolences and thoughts, stressing that New Delhi can always count on the cooperation and support of the United States. It is learnt that Ambassador Sen received numerous calls from officials of the White House, State department, Members of Congress and people from all walks of life on the attacks in Mumbai. Also with immediate effect, Sen has instructed the Indian mission in Washington DC and consulates throughout the United States to set up a Control Room that will be functional round-the-clock to provide information as required.