Macron vows fire-ravaged Notre Dame will be rebuilt within 5 years
17 April, 2019, 13:46 | Author: Dominic Spencer
French President Emmanuel Macron has saidFrance would launch a fundraising campaign to rebuild Notre-Dame, which ranks among the finest examples of French Gothic cathedral architecture.
President Donald Trump called the cathedral "one of the great treasures of the world."Pope Francis, Japanese Prime Minster Shinzo Abe, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite, Danish Prime Minister Lars Loekke Rasmussen, Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg and Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen all expressed their sadness.Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri expressed sadness over the fire he described as a "heritage and humanitarian disaster".
As monetary pledges rack up to contribute to France's plan to rebuild the iconic cathedral, the Quebec government said on Tuesday it is also ready to lend a helping hand. (Winnipeg Tribune collection/University of Manitoba Archives) It's unclear whether any of Notre Dame's stained glass survived the fire, but the glass is gone from this opening.
"We will talk together", she said. She said the items "will be quickly transferred to national museums".
Even though no lives were at risk - pilgrims were led to safety earlier in the evening - these soldats de feu, or "soldiers of fire" as they are also referred to, were relentless in their efforts as they battled for nine hours to keep Notre Dame standing.
Multi-billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault and oil company Total have also pledged 100 million euros (£87m) each. Among those questioned are workers at the five construction companies involved in work renovating the church spire and roof that had been under way when the fire broke out.
Philippe Lefebvre plays the organ at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris in 2013.
Support came from outside France as well, with Apple chief Tim Cook announcing the tech giant would give an unspecified amount to help restore a "precious heritage for future generations".
Offers of practical assistance have flooded in from across Europe: Poland's President Andrzej Duda has extended the service of his country's reconstruction experts, famed for their restoration of Warsaw buildings razed to the ground in World War II; while the York Glaziers Trust in Britain, which restored the windows of York Minster cathedral when it was gutted by fire in 1984, has volunteered its expertise. We rebuilt Warsaw from the ruins ourselves.
Repairing the cathedral - including the 800-year-old wooden beams that made up its roof - presents challenges.
But experts warned a full restoration will take many years.
Meanwhile, major travel agency H.I.S. Co says the reservation status for Paris since the beginning of January has risen to eighth most popular from 11th place a year ago.
The statues removed last week, three-metre-tall copper figures which looked over the city from Notre Dame's 96-metre-high peak, were sent to southwestern France for work that is part of a $6.8 million (6 million euro) renovation project.
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