The iconic cathedral of Notre Dame must be within the next five years once again stand ready in the French capital, Paris.
It says a president Emmanuel Macron, in a speech broadcast on tv.
He adds, that the church will be 'even more beautiful', when it is finished.
Notre Dame was on Monday hit by a violent fire. The fire on Tuesday has been switched off, but several parts of the cathedral were destroyed. During the fire and broke the church's iconic spire, while the towers survived.
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Thus waiting for now a major renovation work.
French wealthy minority and the companies on Tuesday donated large amounts to the reconstruction. Over 600 million euros - equivalent to about $ 4.5 billion - have so far been donated.
Several historical articles were in the church during the fire, among other things, a crown of thorns, as it is believed that Jesus had on when he was crucified. It was bailed out by the priest Jean-Marc Fournier, who went into the church together with the firemen to save some of the historical objects.
the Cathedral's iconic spire rushed into the flames, when they got fat. Video: Ritzau Scanpix.