The chief minister, however, said that a new airport to handle heavy-duty passenger aircraft was being proposed.
Mansoor Ahmad Mir and Tarlok Singh Chauhan heard the arguments against the petition and reserved orders for the next hearing.
Virbhadra rejected the Supreme Court lawyer’s claim that the move was ordered in response to the PIL he had filed against Virbhadra.
As per the 1960 Indus Water Treaty both the countries can visit the sites of works of development, said Singh.
Last month, the court had stayed the transfer of the investigations to Chandigarh.
Singh also ruled out any reshuffle in his cabinet and said all ministers were functioning well.
Talking to reporters, Singh said Dhumal and his son Anurag should not hold any public office till the court acquits them in this case.
Though the Delhi High Court has banned e-rickshaws, a few are still operating outside a city court.
The Bill was passed by the Assembly on April 6, 2012, but not given assent by the President.
The BJP and Aam Aadmi Party had accused Singh of money laundering through LIC policies.
The 80-year-old Congress leader will fly to New Delhi Friday to meet Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
The CBI has, however, filed a status report in sealed cover and sought more time to file another report in the case.
Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh withdraws defamation case against Finance Minsiter Arun Jaitley.
The Congress managed to bag only three of the 14 seats in Assam in the Lok Sabha elections, while in Himachal Pradesh, it drew a blank.
The leaders alleged that the Virbhadra Singh cabinet was taking certain decisions which have no moral sanction after the defeat of the party.