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FM Qureshi expresses ‘deep sadness’ over devastating Notre-Dame fire

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Tuesday expressed deep sadness over the fire that devastated Paris’s historical Notre-Dame Cathedral.
Foreign Office spokesperson Dr Mohammad Faisal tweeted, “FM has expressed deep sadness about devastating fire at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. For centuries, it has been a revered place of worship for Catholics around the world.”
“Hope that resilient people of France will be able to restore it to its glory,” he added.
A fire that spread from the attic of Notre-Dame cathedral on Monday has caused its spire to crash to the ground, and devastated Paris´s historical monument.
International leaders voiced their sorrow and solidarity with the French people. Here are some reactions delivered through statements and tweets.
 
 

FM has expressed deep sadness about devastating fire at the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. For centuries, it has been a revered place of worship for Catholics around the world. hope that resilient people of France will be able to restore it to its glory @francediplo_EN
— Dr Mohammad Faisal (@DrMFaisal) April 16, 2019