Bahrain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa met last week in Washington with Marillyn Hewson, Chairwoman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Lockheed Martin (LM), a company specialized in military industries, Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported.
During the meeting, the Minster took pride in the high level of the existing cooperation between the Kingdom of Bahrain and Lockheed Martin Company, looking forward to continuing cooperation for common interest in confronting the diverse challenges that threaten world security and stability.
He also praised the efforts being exerted by Ms. Marillyn Hewson and Lockheed Martin Company in the development of air defense, missile and aircraft systems, wishing her good luck.
Hewson welcomed the Minster of Foreign Affairs and asserted Lockheed Martin’s keenness to reinforce all aspects of cooperation with the Kingdom of Bahrain and to supply it with what it needs to help it maintain its security and stability.
She also paid tribute to the Kingdom of Bahrain for its efforts in fighting terrorism and supporting regional stability.
For the past seven years, Fortune magazine has identified Hewson as one of the “50 Most Powerful Women in Business” - naming her No. 3 in 2016.
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 97,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.