(picture from Utusan)
Abdul Fatah (wheelchair) giving an explanation to HRH Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah of Selangor about his painting of "Merdeka, Merdeka, Merdeka". Also can be seen is Sohaimi Shahadan (left)
His Royal Highness the Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafudin Idris Shah consent to receive two paintings works by famous local artist, Abdul Fatah bin Ngah, 57, at Istana Bukit Kayangan, Shah Alam. The two paintings is Wayang, the works of Fatah in 1996 and Merdeka, Merdeka, Merdeka which produced by Fatah in 1995. The works attract the intention of Sultan Sharafudin Idris Shah to buy it. The purchased is also to release the burden of Fatah who currently suffering from nerve disease, and to raise funds for Fatah medical cost.
Also present at the ceremony were Datuk Sohaimi Shahadan, the Patron of Cartoonist at Work (CAW). Abdul Fatah bin Ngah was born in Dungun, Terengganu were a famous cartoonist in the 70s. Born in a family interested in arts, he is an elder brother to Malaysian famous composer, Manan Ngah.