List of heads of state of Eritrea

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President of the
State of Eritrea
Flag of the President of Eritrea.svg
Presidential Standard
Isaias Afwerki in 2002.jpg
Incumbent
Isaias Afwerki

since 24 May 1993
StyleHis Excellency
ResidencePresident's Office, Asmara
Inaugural holderIsaias Afwerki
Formation24 May 1993
Salary6,000 USD annually[1]

This is a list of heads of state of Eritrea. The office of President was created in 1993. The office has been held by Isaias Afwerki, since the office's creation.

List[change | change source]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
Flag of the EPLF.svgProvisional Government of Eritrea (1991–1993) •
1 Isaias Afwerki in 2002.jpg Isaias Afwerki
(born 1946)
Secretary-General
27 April 1991 24 May 1993 2 years, 27 days EPLF
Flag of Eritrea.svgState of Eritrea (1993–present) • Emblem of Eritrea (sinople argent naturel azur).svg
1 Isaias Afwerki in 2002.jpg Isaias Afwerki
(born 1946)[a]
24 May 1993 Incumbent 28 years, 178 days PFDJ

Time in office[change | change source]

No. Image Name
(birth-death)
Term in office Political party
Start term End term Time in office
1 Isaias Afwerki in 2002.jpg Isaias Afwerki
(born 1946)
27 April 1991 24 May 1993 2 years, 27 days EPLF
24 May 1993 Incumbent 28 years, 178 days PFDJ

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Also Chairman of the National Assembly.

References[change | change source]

  1. Today, Latest Africa News, Headlines & Top Stories (5 November 2018). "African Leaders With The Lowest Salaries". Archived from the original on 22 March 2019.