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Mohammad Nor Khalid, also known as Lat, is Malaysia's foremost cartoonist, celebrated for his well-known work, The Kampung Boy. With over 20 published cartoon volumes to his name, Lat was honoured with the title of Datuk by the Sultan of Perak in 1994, acknowledging his role in fostering social harmony and understanding through his artwork. In July 2023, the Rumah Lat Gallery in Batu Gajah, Perak, was inaugurated to showcase the works and archives of this renowned Malaysian cartoonist.