On this special date I would like to extend to you and your family my sincere wishes of fraternity and peace, and to wish you that this coming New Year will be full of opportunities and challenges that will be transformed into success and happiness for each and every one of you. Professor Lui Quezada – president of IFPR.
Professor Emeritus Veikko Orpana passed away in Oxelösund, Sweden, November 19, 2021, at the age of 92. Veikko Orpana took his Bachelor of Science in Economy at Helsinki School of Economics and Master of Science, Helsinki University in social science 1952. He took Doctor of Philosophy in Montan University, Leoben, Austria in 1971 (PhD thesis ”Prognosen und Erzverteilungsmodelle als Hilfsmittel