Today in Kuwait's History : 07/05/2021

KUWAIT, May 7 (KUNA) --

1969 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah issued a decree defining state assets.
1977 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah approved a treaty for participation in operations, rights and installations that had been endorsed by the Government of Kuwait and the Arabian Oil Company Limited. The accord was inked on August 23, 1974.
1979 -- Kuwait Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah issued a decree stipulating the civil defense missions, namely securing civilians, safety of buildings and installations against hazards in peace and wars.
1986 -- The Kuwaiti Airways passenger plane "Kadhma" flew back from Tehran after it was hijacked upon take-off from Dubai airport flying to Karachi. The pilot was coerced to land it in Tehran in December 1984.
1988 -- Offices of the American car rental company Avis were bombed in Kuwait. The blast caused damage.
1992 -- The famous actor Abdel-Hussein Abdel Redha escaped an assassination attempt. An unknown gunman pumped gunfire at him as he was driving to Dasma Theater to perform "Seif Al-Arab" (sword of the Arabs) play.
1998 -- Khaled Abullatif Al-Hamad, a renowned economist, passes away at the age of 110.
2006 -- Hmoud Al-Saadoun, former Ministry of Education Undersecretary, passes away at the age of 53. 2013 -- Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development inked an agreement lending Tunisia KD 25 million (approx. USD 82 million) to transport and distribute natural gas.
2018 -- Kuwaiti shooter Abdulrahman Al-Faihan snatches gold medal in Trap competition in Kuwait Amir Cup shooting tourney.
2018 -- KFAED signs an agreement with Vietnam worth USD 13.6 million to finance rural development project.
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