UNP and Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe has said the proposed pension scheme for the private sector violated the rights of the private sector employees.
Wickremasinghe has called on the government to formulate a new pension scheme for the private sector employees that was beneficial to them.
He has spoken of the need to address the issues faced by the working masses in the country.
The UNP Leader made the comment when he met with trade union representatives at the party headquarters Sirikotha yesterday.
Party seniors Tissa Attanayake, Gamini Jayawickrama Perera, and Joseph Michael Perera have also attended the meeting.