List of heads of state of Eritrea
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.
|President of the|
State of Eritrea
ፕረዚደንት ሃገረ ኤርትራ
|Residence||President's Office, Asmara|
|Inaugural holder||Isaias Afewerki|
|Formation||24 May 1993|
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.
|Name||Portrait||Birth–Death||Elected||Took office||Left office||Political party|
|• Provisional Government of Eritrea (1991–1993)|
|1946–||—||27 April 1991||24 May 1993||EPLF|
|• State of Eritrea (1993–present) •|
|1||Isaias Afwerki||1946–||—||24 May 1993||Incumbent||PFDJ|