As Notre Dame(Paris) burned, world leaders, celebrities and millions of people around the world publicly expressed their sympathy and sorrow at the destruction and damage wrought by the fire and expressed solidarity with the people of France at the devastation of a national symbol.
The French president, Emmanuel Macron, said he was “sad to see this part of us burn”, later tweeting that the cathedral would be rebuilt and announcing an international
fundraising campaign to pay for reconstruction
Former President of US Mr.Obama tweeted.
“Notre Dame is one of the world’s great treasures, and we’re thinking of the people of France in your time of grief. It’s in our nature to mourn when we see history lost – but it’s also in our nature to rebuild for tomorrow, as strong as we can”.
Ms.Hillary Clinton tweeted
.”My heart goes out to Paris. Notre Dame is a symbol of our ability as human beings to unite for a higher purpose—to build breathtaking spaces for worship that no one person could have built on their own. I wish France strength and shared purpose as they grieve and rebuild”..
US President Mr.Donald Trump tweeted:
“So horrible to watch the massive fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Perhaps flying water tankers could be used to put it out. Must act quickly!”