Home » News » World » French Magnate Arnault, LVMH Pledge 200 Million Euros to Help Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral
1-MIN READ

French Magnate Arnault, LVMH Pledge 200 Million Euros to Help Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral

French Magnate Arnault, LVMH Pledge 200 Million Euros to Help Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral

President Emmanuel Macron has vowed Notre-Dame will be restored after the massive blaze destroyed the spire and roof of the Gothic architectural masterpiece in Paris.

Paris: French billionaire Bernard Arnault, who controls the sprawling LVMH luxury conglomerate, said Tuesday that his family and the company would contribute a combined 200 million euros ($226 million) to help rebuild Notre-Dame cathedral after it was gutted by fire.

“The Arnault family and LVMH, in solidarity after this national tragedy, will participate in the reconstruction of this extraordinary cathedral, a symbol of France, its heritage and its unity,” they said in a statement.

President Emmanuel Macron has vowed Notre-Dame will be restored after the massive blaze destroyed the spire and roof of the Gothic architectural masterpiece in Paris.