2000 Colonel H.R.H. Tuanku Syed Siraj ud-din ibni al-Marhum Tuanku Syed Putra Jamal ul-Lail, Raja of Perlis Indra Kayangan. b. at Arau, 17th May 1943, eldest son of General H.R.H. Tuanku Syed Harun Putra ibni al-Marhum Syed Husain Jamal ul-Lail, Raja of Perlis Indra Kayangan, KCMG, by his first wife, H.R.H. Tengku Budriah binti al-Marhum Tengku Ismail, Raja Permaisuri, educ. Tengku Budriah Malay Sch, Arau, Wellesley Primary Sch, Westland Sch and Penang Free Sch, Georgetown, Penang, Wellingborough Sch, Northants, and RMA Sandhurst. Cmsnd as 2nd-Lieut Malaysian Recce Regt 12/12/1965, served in anti-communist ops on the Malaysian-Thai border and in Sarawak 1966-1967, prom Lieut 12/12/1967, prom Capt 31/12/1969, transferred as Capt TA 16/11/1970, prom Maj 1/10/1972, prom Lt-Col 1/1/1977, prom Col 1/1/1981, c/o 504th Regt TA 1981-2000, Col-in-Chief Royal Ranger Regt since 19/9/2000. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Raja Muda by his father, 30th October 1960. Succeeded on his death, 16th April 2000. Installed at the Istana di-Raja, Arau, 17th April 2000. Elected as King of Malaysia with the title of Yang di-Pertuan Agong and the style of His Majesty, 12th December 2001. Installed at Kuala Lumpur on 13th December 2001. Chancellor Univ. Sains Malaysia 2000-2001, and Univ Teknologi Mara (UiTM) 2001-2007. Hon LLD National Univ of Ireland 2003. Hon Dr (Public Admin) Univ Padjajaran (UNPAD) (Indonesia) 2006. Chair Tuanku Syed Putra Fndn 1986-2001. Presdt Perlis Putra Golf Club 1971-1986, Perlis Football Assoc (PFA) 1978-1996. Patron Perlis Football Referees Assoc since 1967, Perlis State Youth Movement, ‘Old Frees’ Assoc (OFA) since 2000. Hon Mbr Royal Selangor Golf Club (RSGC). Rcvd: DKM (13.12.2001), DMN (17.4.2000), DK of Negri Sembilan (19.7.2001), DK of Kedah (21.1.2002), DK of Selangor (14.12.2002), DK of Trengganu, DK of Kelantan (2002), DK of Perak, DK of Pahang (26.10.2005), SSPJ (4.12.1995), SPMJ, SPCM, SSMT (8.10.1998), DKMB of Brunei (11.8.2002), the Collar of the Order of the Chrysanthemum of Japan (7.3.2005), Grand Order of King Tomislav of Croatia, Grand Collar of the National Order of Independence of Cambodia (16.12.2002), GC of the Orders of the Sacred Treasure of Japan (22.2.1970), Royal Order of Cambodia (16.12.2002), and the Orders of Merit of the Republic of Italy with collar (9.6.2003), Omayyad of Syria (7.5.2004), Legion of Honour of France (8.5.2004), and the White Rose of Finland with collar (19.9.2005), the Order of Temasek of Singapore (11.4.2005), etc. m. at Kota Bharu, Kelantan, 15th February 1967, H.R.H. Tuanku Fauziah binti al-Marhum Tengku ‘Abdu’l Rashid, Raja Perempuan (b. 6th June 1946), educ. Zainab English Sch, Kota Bharu, styled Raja Puan Muda from 30th April 1968, and Raja Perempuan from 17th April 2000, Chancellor Univ. Sains Malaysia since 2001, Patron Malaysian Girl Guides Assoc. 2001-2007, Chair Perlis Muslim Women’s Welfare Brd., Presdt. Perlis Girl Guides Assoc., Vice-Presdt. Taman Asuhan Dar ul-Farah Tengku Hajjah Budriah Perlis, rcvd: DK (13.12.2001), DK of Pahang (26.10.2005), DK of Kelantan, SSPJ (4.12.1995), SPMP (15.2.1967), SPMJ, DMN (13.12.2001), and GC of the Royal Order of Cambodia (16.12.2002), and the Orders of Merit of the Republic of Italy (9.6.2003), Isabella the Catholic of Spain (x.5.2004), and the Precious Crown of Japan (7.3.2005), and the Order of the Sacred Treasure 2nd class of Japan (22.2.1970), eldest daughter of Y.A.M. Tengku ‘Abdu’l Rashid ibni al-Marhum Sultan Suleiman Badr ul-‘Alam Shah, of Trengganu, by his wife, Y.A.M. Tengku Petri binti al-Marhum Sultan Ibrahim, second daughter of H.H. Paduka Sri Sultan Ibrahim IV ibni al-Marhum Sultan Muhammad, Sultan of Kelantan, KCMG. He has issue, one son and one daughter:
1) Brigadier-General H.H. Dato’ Sri di-Raja Syed Faiz ud-din Putra bin Syed Siraj ud-din Jamal ul-Lail, Tuanku Raja Muda. b. at the General Hospital, Alor Star, Kedah, 30th December 1967, educ. Putra National Primary Sch and Derma High Sch, Kangar; Penang Free Sch, Georgetown, Penang, Carey Grammar Sch, Melbourne, and La Trobe Univ (B.Econ. 1989), Bundoora, Victoria, Australia. Strategy Mngr. Joined Malaysian Airline Systems (MAS) as Mngmt Trainee 1990, International Marketing & Sales Exec for Australia, Europe, Middle East & India 1992-1993, Area Mngr for Spain & Portugal at Madrid 1995-1998, Regional Mngr Central Europe Sector at Zurich 1998 - 2000. Appointed as Heir Apparent with the title of Tuanku Raja Muda 1st August 2000, and formally installed at the Istana di-Raja, Arau, 12th October 2000. Served as Regent of Perlis during his father’s absence in Kuala Lumpur 12th December 2001 to 12th December 2006. Presdt Perlis Council of Islamic Religion and Malay Customs. Col and cdt Regt 504 TA 12/12/2001, prom Brig-Gen 1/4/2004. Chancellor Northern Malaysia Univ College of Engineering (KUKUM) since 1/9/2003, and Univ of Malaysia Perlis (UniMAP). Chair Tuanku Syed Putra Fndn since 2001. Patron-in-Chief La Trobe Univ Malaysian Alumni Asooc (PALTUM) 1994. Patron Malaysian Chefs Assoc, Ken Barnes Soccer Skills International Football Project for Malaysia, Perlis Lawn Bowls Assoc, Red Crescent Soc (Perlis Branch), Manchester United Football Club Malaysian Supporters, etc. Presdt Perlis Putra Golf Club. Rcvd: DK of Perlis (13.12.2001), SPMP (17.5.1998). m. at Arau, 9th May 1994, H.H. Datin Sri Lailat ul-Shahreen binti Dato’ Haji Khalil Akasah, Tuanku Raja Puan Muda (b. at the General Hospital, Kuala Lumpur, 28th March 1970), educ. Bukit Nanas Convent Sch, Kuala Lumpur, Merton Hall Girl’s Grammar Sch, Melbourne, and La Trobe Univ (BA 1992), Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, Admin Mngr at ASIE Sdn Bhd 1995, installed as Tuanku Raja Puan Muda, at the Istana di-Raja, Arau, 1st August 2000, rcvd: SPMP (17.5.2002), Chair La Trobe Univ Malaysian Alumni Asooc (PALTUM) and Tuanku Fauziah Fndn (YTY), Patron National Autism Soc of Malaysia, Malaysian Malay Chamber of Commerce (Perlis Branch), Women’s Inst (Perlis Branch), etc, daughter of Y.Bhg. Dato’ Haji Khalil bin Akasah, by his wife, Y.Bhg. Datin Hajah Nik Rahimah binti Wan Ahmad, elder daughter of Wan Ahmad. He has issue, one son and two daughters:
a) Y.M. Syed Syed Siraj ud-din Areeb Putra bin Raja Muda Syed Faiz ud-din Putra Jamal ul-Lail. b. at Tuanku Fauziah Hospital, Kangar, 12th April 2009.
b) Y.M. Sharifa Farah Adriana binti Raja Muda Syed Faiz ud-din Putra Jamal ul-Lail. b. at the Zollikerberg Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland, 4th March 2001.
1) Y.A.M. Sharifa Fazira binti Syed Siraj ud-din Jamal ul-Lail, Tengku Putri Mahkota. b. at Besar Hospital, Kangar, Perlis 5th June 1973. Rcvd: SPMP (17.5.2002). m. Y.Bhg. Dato’ Paduka Mohammad Ya’acob bin Dato' Sri Aziz ul-Hassan, rcvd: DSSJ (2003). She has issue, one daughter: