CM thanks PM for in-principle approval for airport in district Mandi

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Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has thanked the Prime Minister and the Union Government for giving in-principle approval for construction of international standard airport in district Mandi with support of Airport Authority of India and also for expansion of Shimla, Kangra and Kullu airports.

The Chief Minister said that expenditure of expansion of Shimla and Kangra airports would be borne by Union Civil Aviation Ministry and a team of Airport Authority of India would visit Kullu-Manali airport to conduct survey for its expansion. He said that this would open new vistas of tourism development activities in the State. 

 Jai Ram Thakur also thanked the Union Government for according in-principle approval for bearing construction and operational cost of six proposed Heliports in the State by Ministry of Civil Aviation under UDAN-II.

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