Prime Minister of Vanuatu

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Prime Minister of Vanuatu
Coat of arms of Vanuatu.svg
Coat of arms of Vanuatu
Ishmael Alatoi Kalsakau opposition (profile).png
Incumbent
Ishmael Kalsakau

since 4 November 2022
Term lengthfor as long as the Prime Minister has the confidence of Parliament
Constituting instrumentConstitution of Vanuatu
Formation30 July 1980
First holderWalter Lini
SalaryVt 67,846 weekly (32,295 USD annually)[1]
Websitehttps://ogcio.gov.vu/

The prime minister of Vanuatu is the head of government of the Republic of Vanuatu.

List[change | change source]

No. Portrait Name
(Birth–Death)
Term of office Political party Elected Government
Took office Left office Time in office
1 Walter Lini profile 1983 (cropped).jpg Walter Lini
(1942–1999)
30 July 1980 6 September 1991 11 years, 38 days Vanua'aku Pati 1983
1987
Lini IIIIII
Donald-kalpokas-profile.svg Donald Kalpokas
(1943–2019)
Acting
6 September 1991 16 December 1991 101 days Vanua'aku Pati Lini III
2 No image.svg Maxime Carlot Korman
(born 1941)
16 December 1991 21 December 1995 4 years, 5 days Union of Moderate Parties 1991 Korman I
3 Rialuth Serge Vohor (Imagicity 1307) (cropped).jpg Serge Vohor
(born 1955)
21 December 1995 23 February 1996
(Vote of no confidence)
64 days Union of Moderate Parties 1995 Vohor I
(2) No image.svg Maxime Carlot Korman
(born 1941)
23 February 1996 30 September 1996
(Vote of no confidence)
220 days Union of Moderate Parties Korman II
(3) Rialuth Serge Vohor (Imagicity 1307) (cropped).jpg Serge Vohor
(born 1955)
30 September 1996 30 March 1998 1 year, 181 days Union of Moderate Parties Vohor II
4 Donald-kalpokas-profile.svg Donald Kalpokas
(1943–2019)
30 March 1998 25 November 1999 1 year, 240 days Vanua'aku Pati 1998 Kalpokas
5 Barak Sope 2000.jpg Barak Sopé
(born 1955)
25 November 1999 13 April 2001
(Resigned)
1 year, 139 days Melanesian Progressive Party Sopé
6 Edward Natapei 2009.jpg Edward Natapei
(1954–2015)
13 April 2001 29 July 2004 3 years, 107 days Vanua'aku Pati 2002 Natapei III
(3) Rialuth Serge Vohor (Imagicity 1307) (cropped).jpg Serge Vohor
(born 1955)
29 July 2004 11 December 2004
(Vote of no confidence)
135 days Union of Moderate Parties 2004 Vohor III
7 Ham Lini.jpg Ham Lini
(born 1951)
11 December 2004 22 September 2008 3 years, 286 days National United Party Lini
(6) Edward Natapei 2009.jpg Edward Natapei
(1954–2015)
22 September 2008 27 November 2009
(Removed)
1 year, 66 days Vanua'aku Pati 2008 Natapei III
Rialuth Serge Vohor (Imagicity 1307) (cropped).jpg Serge Vohor
(born 1955)
Acting
27 November 2009 5 December 2009 8 days Union of Moderate Parties Natapei III
(6) Edward Natapei 2009.jpg Edward Natapei
(1954–2015)
5 December 2009
(Reinstated)
2 December 2010
(Vote of no confidence)
362 days Vanua'aku Pati Natapei III
8 Sato Kilman (cropped).jpg Sato Kilman
(born 1957)
2 December 2010 24 April 2011
(Vote of no confidence)
143 days People's Progressive Party Kilman I
(3) Rialuth Serge Vohor (Imagicity 1307) (cropped).jpg Serge Vohor
(born 1955)
24 April 2011 13 May 2011
(Removed)
19 days Union of Moderate Parties Vohor IV
(8) Sato Kilman (cropped).jpg Sato Kilman
(born 1957)
13 May 2011 16 June 2011
(Removed)
34 days People's Progressive Party Kilman II
Edward Natapei 2009.jpg Edward Natapei
(1954–2015)
Acting
16 June 2011 26 June 2011 10 days Vanua'aku Pati Interim
(8) Sato Kilman (cropped).jpg Sato Kilman
(born 1957)
26 June 2011
(Reinstated)
23 March 2013
(Resigned)
1 year, 270 days People's Progressive Party 2012 Kilman III–IV
9 Moana Carcasses Kalosil 2013 (cropped).jpg Moana Carcasses Kalosil
(born 1963)
23 March 2013 15 May 2014
(Vote of no confidence)
1 year, 53 days Green Confederation Carcasses
10 Joe Natuman 2014 (cropped).jpg Joe Natuman
(born 1952)
15 May 2014 11 June 2015
(Vote of no confidence)
1 year, 27 days Vanua'aku Pati Natuman
(8) Sato Kilman (cropped).jpg Sato Kilman
(born 1957)
11 June 2015 11 February 2016 245 days People's Progressive Party Kilman V
11 Charlot Salwai, ITU Telecom World 2016 (cropped).jpg Charlot Salwai
(born 1963)
11 February 2016 20 April 2020 4 years, 69 days Reunification Movement for Change 2016 Salwai
12 Bob Loughman (cropped).jpg Bob Loughman
(born 1961)
20 April 2020 4 November 2022 2 years, 198 days Vanua'aku Pati 2020 Loughman
13 Ishmael Alatoi Kalsakau opposition (profile).png Ishmael Kalsakau
(born 1965)
4 November 2022 Incumbent 92 days Union of Moderate Parties 2022 Kalsakau

References[change | change source]

  1. "Official Salaries not something to keep mum about - News - dailypost.vu". 1 July 2017. Archived from the original on 2017-07-01.