List of heads of state of Eritrea
|President of the|
State of Eritrea
|Residence||President's Office, Asmara|
|Inaugural holder||Isaias Afwerki|
|Formation||24 May 1993|
|Salary||6,000 USD annually|
|Constitution (not enforced)|
This is a list of heads of state of Eritrea. Since the establishment of the office of President in 1993, the office has been held by Isaias Afewerki. The President is the head of state and head of government of Eritrea, as well as commander-in-chief of the Eritrean Defence Forces.
The list also includes Secretary-General of the Provisional Government, who acted as head of state of Eritrea between 1991 and 1993, before the proclamation of independence.
|Elected||Term of office||Political party|
|Took office||Left office||Time in office|
|• Provisional Government of Eritrea (1991–1993) •|
|—||27 April 1991||24 May 1993||2 years, 27 days||EPLF|
|• State of Eritrea (1993–present) •|
|—||24 May 1993||Incumbent||27 years, 349 days||PFDJ|
- Also Chairman of the National Assembly.
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