Thakur said the valour of soldiers and officers of the state is known across the country as a large numbers of Himachali youth are serving in the Army.
He said due to its strategic location, the Mandi airport can prove very helpful for the defence forces.
He said survey work has been completed for the airport and asked for speedy completion of the other formalities.
Singh assured that he would look into the issues, a statement by the state government said.
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