Friday, December 2, 2011

Former Regent of Perlis dies


His Highness Datuk Seri Diraja Dr Syed Mahmood bin Syed Hussain Jamalullail has died at 93 years old. He was previously were the former Regent of Perlis passed away at the Pantai Medical Center in Kuala Lumpur. The remains of Dr Syed Mahmood Jamalullail were brought back to Perlis for prayers at the State Mosque at 9 am this morning. His was laid to rest at the old royal mausoleum in Arau at 9.30 am. His Royal Highness the Raja Muda (Crown Prince) of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra Jamalullail and Her Royal Highness the Raja Puan Muda (Crown Princess) of Perlis, Tuanku Lailatul Shahreen Akashah Khalil were among those who paid their last respects at the State Mosque and later went to the mausoleum located near the mosque.

Dr Syed Mahmood was the Regent of Perlis for about two years from 1960 - 1962 when the then Raja of Perlis, the late Tuanku Syed Putra Jamalullail, was appointed as the third Yang di-Pertuan Agong (the Supreme Ruler) of then Federation of Malaya. He was also an uncle of the current Raja of Perlis, Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Putra Jamalullail.



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