Remember the autistic artist who paid tribute to Health Director-General Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah by drawing his portrait on a Starbucks cup?

Well, Luqman Hakim is a happy man when he finally got to meet his hero!

Dream come true

According to a report by Malay Mail, the 27-year-old took to his Twitter page to share his excitement over meeting Dr Noor Hisham at the Health Ministry in Putrajaya.

“Finally my dream came true.

“Starbucks (Malaysia) has brought me to meet Dr Noor Hisham to pass the cup and the tumbler with his drawing on it” he wrote.

Liqman told the news portal that he was also grateful for Dr Noor Hisham’s willingness to meet him for a chat.

“It was a moment of my life that I couldn’t believe that I was meeting Dr Noor Hisham face to face.

“I was very excited and happy to see him,” he said.

Luqman shared that Dr Noor Hisham suggested that he become an ambassador for autistic people so that he can be a role model to them and prove that one can overcome their limitations.

Keep flying, Luqman! We're happy you finally get to meet your hero.