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A lot of France’s richest empires are promising to give more than half a billion dollars for rebuilding of the Notre Dame cathedral that caught fire on Monday.
Presently, there is a total of half a billion dollars already contributed by four significant families.
One of the World’s richest businessmen, Bernard Arnault has already pledged more than 200million euros($226 million). The donation was announced today on his company’s Twitter account.
In a similar case, another well known French born billionaire Francois Henri Pinault has also announced on his company’s Twitter account a donation of about 100million euros. They promised all necessary support to bring the famed cathedral back to its best.
Total, a French firm that is into natural gas and power has also donated up to 100million euros to the cause through the La foundation du Patrimoine.
A cosmetic company, L’oreal also tweeted that the Bettencourt Meyers family will be donating a total of a hundred million euros to make sure the cathedral get back to its previous self as soon as possible.
The well-known cathedral was undergoing some retouching and refurbishing on the spire of the church when it was overpowered by a massive fire outbreak.
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