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President of Kiribati

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President of Kiribati
Beretitenti o Kiribati  (Gilbertese)
Seal of Government of
the Republic of Kiribati
Incumbent
Taneti Maamau

since 11 March 2016
Executive branch of the Government of Kiribati
Term lengthFour years, renewable twice
Inaugural holderIeremia Tabai
Formation12 July 1979
DeputyVice President of Kiribati
SalaryAUD 17,900/US$ 12,013 annually[1]
Websitehttps://www.president.gov.ki/

The President of Kiribati (Gilbertese: Beretitenti[2]) is the head of state and head of government of Kiribati.[3][4]

List of presidents

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No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Elected Term of office Political party
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Ieremia Tabai
(born 1949)
1978
1982
12 July 1979 10 December 1982 3 years, 151 days National Progressive Party
Rota Onorio
(1919–2004)
Acting
10 December 1982 18 February 1983 70 days Independent
2 Ieremia Tabai
(born 1949)
1983
1987
18 February 1983 4 July 1991 8 years, 136 days National Progressive Party
3 Teatao Teannaki
(1936–2016)
1991 4 July 1991 24 May 1994 2 years, 324 days National Progressive Party
Tekiree Tamuera
(born 1940)
Acting
24 May 1994 28 May 1994 4 days Independent
Ata Teaotai
Acting
28 May 1994 1 October 1994 126 days Independent
4 Teburoro Tito
(born 1952)
1994
1998
2003 (Feb)
1 October 1994 28 March 2003 8 years, 178 days Christian Democratic Party /
Protect the Maneaba
Tion Otang
Acting
28 March 2003 10 July 2003 104 days Independent
5 Anote Tong
(born 1952)
2003 (Jul)
2007
2012
10 July 2003 11 March 2016 12 years, 245 days Pillars of Truth
6 Taneti Maamau
(born 1960)
2016
2020
11 March 2016 Incumbent 8 years, 131 days Tobwaan Kiribati Party

References

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  1. "Salaries and Allowances of Members of the Maneaba ni Maungatabu and Salaries Tribunal Act - 2002 Consolidated Edition" (PDF). www.paclii.org. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2022-07-06. Retrieved 2023-09-02.
  2. Constitution of Kiribati Archived 2009-04-16 at the Wayback Machine, art. 30 (1)
  3. Constitution of Kiribati, art. 30 (2)
  4. "Historical Information on Members of the Parliament of Kiribati" Archived 2007-11-01 at the Wayback Machine, Kiribati Parliament website