Military Technical Preparatory School (EMPT) Bingerville started the 45th edition of the cultural and sports week of the troupe child. The opening ceremony was held Saturday, February 20, 2016 the establishment weapon up in the presence of Minister Tiémoko Sidi Touré, sponsor of this edition. “The EMPT the challenge of conserving the excellence. ” This is the theme chosen this year for the event has become a school tradition. The challenge, according to Lieutenant Colonel Soro kodan Pagaforo, Commandant School of EMPT, is to maintain and improve the results of this establishment that stands out each year among the best in the Ivory Coast, both in studies that at athletics. A shared conviction and reaffirmed by the residents of the facility through Kader Douo, President of the 45th cultural and sports week. “I am proud to be in this school that gave me everything and helped me do it I am today, “the Minister Sidi Touré said at the start of his speech. Also he paid tribute to EMPT the coaching staff, “despite the difficulties,” continues to maintain the excellence of the institution tradition. In addition, the Minister for the Promotion of Youth Employment Youth and Civic Service, asked his juniors to “keep the values ​​and remain the best” before announcing that this ceremony is only the beginning of a partnership that wants to last long. the ribbon cutting and tour of the stands have ended the ceremony, marked by the presence of several personalities including the Minister of sport and recreation, François Amichia, the Director firm representing the Deputy Minister to the President of the Republic in charge of Defence and the representative of the Chief of General Staff of the army. Started this Feb. 20, the 45th week of cultural and sports Child Troop of EMPT continues until Saturday 27 February, with the programmeune fair, educational games, inter-school sports tournaments, a career day and folk dances came from ECOWAS countries.