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French magnate Arnault, LVMH pledge 200 mn euros for Notre-Dame

AFP  |  Paris 

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

"The 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.

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

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 12:35 IST