French President Emmanuel Macron considers it possible to rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral within five years after the Paris landmark was partially gutted in a fire, Meduza reported quoting Le Monde.
"We will rebuild Notre Dame even more beautifully and I want it to be completed in five years, we can do it," Macron said in a television address to the nation.
Earlier it was reported that the reconstruction of Notre-Dame may take 15-20 years.
The fire broke out at around 6:30 pm Monday, and the roof, the clock and spire was damaged. According to preliminary reports, the fire started during the restoration works. The French authorities said large fire has been extinguished.
At least 700 million euros have already been donated for the reconstruction of Notre-Dame.