A new department store was opened in Kinshasa, the capital of the Congo Democratic Republic, recently.
GV Pan new department store building
SV Davier, President of Economat, welcomes ministers (3 shots)
SV Businessmen listening to speech
SCU Davier speaking
SCU Businessmen listening
SV Minister Di Lutete speaking Pan over businessmen and public
SV Int. Pan along sales assistants (women)
SCU Pan over clothes models
SV Pan over assistants at spirits and linnen counters
SV Ministers and others walk through store and look at counters
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Background: A new department store was opened in Kinshasa, the capital of the Congo Democratic Republic, recently. Run by the Government, the store is known as the "People's Economat" and the President of the organisation, Joseph Davier, welcomed Ministers to the ceremony.
The store is situated in the business section of the capital city. Businessmen and future customers were on hand for the inauguration. Acting for the Head of State, a Government Minister, M. Di Lutete, made the opening speech and wished the new enterprise every success. The department store handles a wide range of goods and emphasises clothes and fabric popular in the country. He organisation uses self-service techniques in the store and hopes to open branches in other cities in Congo-Kinshasa.