The Awami League has foreign friends only, but no masters, the party's general secretary Obaidul Quader said on Sunday.
Quader said this at a programme to distribute gifts among the destitutes on behalf of Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on the occasion of holy Eid-ul-Fitr.
It was organized by the party's relief and social welfare sub-committee at 23 Bangabandhu Avenue on Sunday.
He claimed that oppsition BNP has instead have masters abroad.
AL Presidium member Matia Chowdhury, Central Working Mommittee member Mostafa Jalal Mohiuddin, Relief and Social Welfare Secretary Sujit Roy Nandi, Agriculture and Cooperatives Affairs Secretary Faridunnahar Laili, Health and Population Affairs Secretary Dr Rokeya Sultana and other leaders also spoke on the occasion.