List of current vice presidents and designated acting presidents

Summary

This is a list of vice presidential or similar positions, and the current office holders:

Member states of the United Nations

Country Vice President(s) Since
 Afghanistan Vice Emirs Abdul Ghani Baradar (first)
Mohammad Yaqoob (second)
17 August 2021
17 August 2021
 Albania Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gramoz Ruçi (Speaker of the Parliament) 9 September 2017
 Algeria Designated Acting President (ex officio) Salah Goudjil (President of the Council of the Nation) 10 April 2019
 Angola Vice President Bornito de Sousa 26 September 2017
 Argentina Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner[a] 10 December 2019
 Armenia Designated Acting President Ararat Mirzoyan (President of the National Assembly of Armenia)[1] 14 January 2019
 Australia Designated Acting Governor-General (ex officio) Linda Dessau (Administrator of the Commonwealth and Governor of Victoria) 1 November 2021
 Austria Presidential College Wolfgang Sobotka (First President of the National Council)
Doris Bures (Second President of the National Council)
Norbert Hofer (Third President of the National Council)
20 December 2017
9 November 2017
20 December 2017
 Azerbaijan Vice President Mehriban Aliyeva[b] 21 February 2017
 Bangladesh Designated Acting President (ex officio) Shirin Sharmin Chaudhury (Speaker of the Jatiya Sangsad) 30 April 2013
 Belarus Designated Acting President (ex officio) Roman Golovchenko (Prime Minister) 4 June 2020
 Benin Vice President Mariam Chabi Talata 24 May 2021
 Bolivia Vice President David Choquehuanca 8 November 2020
 Botswana Vice President Slumber Tsogwane 4 April 2018
 Brazil Vice President Hamilton Mourão 1 January 2019
 Bulgaria Vice President Iliana Iotova 22 January 2017
 Burundi Vice President Prosper Bazombanza 24 June 2020
 Burkina Faso Designated Acting President (ex officio) Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré (Prime Minister) 24 January 2019
 Cameroon Designated Acting President (for temporary absences) Joseph Ngute (Prime Minister)[2] 4 January 2019
Designated Acting President (for absolute absences) Marcel Niat Njifenji (President of the Senate)[3] 12 June 2013
 Canada Designated Acting Governor-General (ex officio) Richard Wagner (Administrator of the Government of Canada and Chief Justice of Canada) 18 December 2017
 Cape Verde Designated Acting President (ex officio) Jorge Pedro Maurício dos Santos (President of the National Assembly)[4] 21 April 2016
 Central African Republic Designated Acting President (ex officio) Simplice Sarandji (President of the National Assembly)[5] 5 May 2021
 Chad Vice-chairmen of Transitional Military Council Djimadoum Tiraina 20 April 2021
 Chile Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gonzalo Blumel (Minister of the Interior and Public Security) 28 October 2019
 People's Republic of China Vice President Wang Qishan 17 March 2018
 Colombia Vice President Marta Lucía Ramírez 1 August 2018
 Comoros Designated Acting President (ex officio) Mhoudine Sitti Farouata (Governor of Grande Comore) 11 November 2021[c]
 Congo, Democratic Republic of the Designated Acting President (ex officio) Modeste Bahati Lukwebo (President of the Senate) 5 February 2021
 Congo, Republic of the Designated Acting President (ex officio) Pierre Ngolo (President of the Senate)[6] 25 August 2011
 Costa Rica Vice Presidents Epsy Campbell Barr (First)
Marvin Rodríguez Cordero (Second)
8 May 2018
8 May 2018
 Croatia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gordan Jandroković (Speaker of Parliament) 5 May 2017
 Cuba Vice President Salvador Valdés Mesa 10 October 2019
 Cyprus Vice President vacant 1974
Designated Acting President (de facto) Annita Demetriou (President of the House of Representatives) 10 June 2021
 Czech Republic Presidential Commission Radek Vondráček (Speaker of the Chamber of Deputies)
Andrej Babiš (Prime Minister)
22 November 2017
6 December 2017
 Djibouti Designated Acting President (for temporary absences) Abdoulkader Kamil Mohamed (Prime Minister) 1 April 2013
Designated Acting President (for absolute absences) Abdourahman Cheick Mohamed (President of the Supreme Court)
 Dominican Republic Vice President Raquel Peña de Antuña 16 August 2020
 East Timor Designated Acting President (ex officio) Aniceto Guterres Lopes (President of National Parliament)[7] 19 May 2020
 Ecuador Vice President Alfredo Borrero 24 May 2021
 Egypt Vice President (for temporary absences) vacant[8] 23 April 2019
Designated Acting President (for absolute absences) Hanafy El Gebaly (Speaker of the House of Representatives)[9] 12 January 2021
 El Salvador Vice President Félix Ulloa 1 June 2019
 Equatorial Guinea Vice President Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue 22 June 2016
 Eritrea Designated Acting President (ex officio) Isaias Afwerki ( Chairman of National Assembly) 1993
 Estonia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Jüri Ratas (Speaker of the Riigikogu) 18 March 2021
 France Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gérard Larcher (President of the Senate) 2014
 Fiji Designated Acting President (ex officio) Kamal Kumar (Chief Justice) 2019
 Finland Designated Acting President (ex officio) Sanna Marin (Prime Minister) 10 December 2019
 Gabon Vice President vacant 21 May 2019
Designated Acting President Lucie Milebou Aubusson (President of the Senate)[10] 27 February 2015
 Gambia Vice President Isatou Touray 15 March 2019
 Georgia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Archil Talakvadze (Chairperson of the Parliament) 25 June 2019
 Germany Designated Acting Head of State (ex officio) Bodo Ramelow (President of the Bundesrat and Minister President of Thuringia) 1 November 2021
 Ghana Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia 7 January 2017
 Greece Designated Acting President (ex officio) Konstantinos Tasoulas (Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament) 18 July 2019
 Guatemala Vice President Guillermo Castillo 14 January 2020
 Guinea Designated Acting President (ex officio) Amadou Damaro Camara (President of the National Assembly)[11] 22 April 2020
 Guinea-Bissau Designated Acting President (ex officio) Cipriano Cassamá (President of the National People's Assembly) 16 June 2014
 Guyana Vice Presidents Mark Phillips (first)
Bharrat Jagdeo
2 August 2020
2 August 2020
 Haiti Designated Acting President (ex officio) Ariel Henry (Prime Minister) 20 July 2021
 Honduras Vice Presidents Ricardo Antonio Alvarez Arias (First)
Olga Margarita Alvarado Rodríguez (Second)
María Antonia Rivera Rosales (Third)
27 January 2014
27 January 2018
27 January 2018
 Hungary Designated Acting President (ex officio) László Kövér (Speaker of the National Assembly) 6 August 2010
 Iceland Presidential Commission Katrín Jakobsdóttir (Prime Minister)
Steingrímur J. Sigfússon (Speaker of the Alþing)
Þorgeir Örlygsson (President of the Supreme Court)
30 November 2017
28 October 2017
1 January 2017
 India Vice President Venkaiah Naidu 11 August 2017
 Indonesia Vice President Ma'ruf Amin 20 October 2019
 Iran Vice Presidents Mohammad Mokhber (First Vice-President)
Others:
Mohsen Rezaei Mirghaed (Vice-President for Economic Affairs)
Seyyed Masoud Mirkazemi (Vice-President and Head of Plan and Budget Organisation)
Meysam Latifi (Vice-President and Head of Administrative and Recruitment Affairs Organisation)
Mohammad Dehghan (Vice-President for Legal Affairs)
Seyyed Mohammad Hosseini (Vice-President for Parliamentary Affairs)
Sorena Sattari (Vice-President for Science and Technology Affairs)
Ensieh KhazAli (Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs)
Mohammad Eslami (Vice-President and Head of Atomic Energy Organization)
Seyyed Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi (Vice-President and Head of Foundation of Martyrs and Veterans Affairs)
Ali Salajegheh (Vice-President and Head of Department of Environment)
Seyyed Solat Mortazavi (Vice-President for Executive Affairs)
8 August 2021

25 August 2021

11 August 2021

5 September 2021

1 September 2021
20 August 2021

4 October 2013

1 September 2021

29 August 2021

12 September 2021

3 October 2021

5 September 2021
 Iraq Vice President[12] vacant 2 October 2018
 Ireland Presidential Commission Frank Clarke (Chief Justice)
Mark Daly (Cathaoirleach)
Seán Ó Fearghaíl (Ceann Comhairle)
2011
2016
2016
 Israel Designated Interim and Acting President (ex officio) Mickey Levy (Speaker of the Knesset)[13] 13 June 2021
 Italy Designated Acting President (ex officio) Elisabetta Casellati (President of the Senate) 2018
 Ivory Coast Interim Vice President vacant[14] 8 July 2020
 Kazakhstan Designated Acting President (ex officio) Mäulen Äşimbaev (Chair of the Senate)[15] 4 May 2020
 Kenya Deputy President William Ruto 9 April 2013
 Kiribati Vice President Teuea Toatu 19 June 2019
 North Korea Vice Presidents of State Affairs Commission
(vice presidents de facto)
Choe Ryong-hae (first vice president)
Kim Tok Hun
11 April 2019
30 September 2021
Vice Chairmen of the Standing Committee of Supreme People's Assembly (vice presidents de jure) Pak Yong-il
Kang Yun Sok
29 August 2019
30 September 2021
 South Korea Designated Acting President (ex officio) Chung Sye-kyun (Prime Minister) 14 January 2020
 Kyrgyzstan Designated Acting President (ex officio) Talant Mamytov (Speaker of the Supreme Council)[16] 4 November 2020
 Laos Vice Presidents Pany Yathortou
Bounthong Chitmany
22 March 2021
22 March 2021
 Latvia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Ināra Mūrniece (Speaker of the Saeima) 4 November 2014
 Liberia Vice President Jewel Taylor 22 January 2018
 Libya Vice-Chairmen of the Presidential Council Abdullah al-Lafi
Musa Al-Koni
10 March 2021
10 March 2021
 Lithuania Designated Acting President (ex officio) Viktorija Čmilytė-Nielsen (Speaker of the Seimas) 14 November 2016
 Madagascar Designated Acting President (ex officio) Rivo Rakotovao (President of the Senate) 12 November 2017
 Malawi Vice President Saulos Chilima 3 February 2020
 Malaysia Timbalan Yang di-Pertuan Agong Nazrin Shah of Perak 13 December 2016
 Maldives Vice President Faisal Naseem 18 November 2018
 Mali Vice President Vacant 25 May 2021
 Malta Designated Acting President (ex officio) Angelo Farrugia (Speaker of the House of Representatives)[17] 6 April 2013
 Mauritania Designated Acting President (ex officio) Cheikh Ahmed Baye (President of the National Assembly)[18] 9 October 2018
 Mauritius Vice President Eddy Boissezon 2 December 2019
 Mexico Designated Provisional President (ex officio) Olga Sánchez Cordero (Secretary of the Interior) 1 December 2018
 Micronesia Vice President Yosiwo P. George 11 May 2015
 Moldova Designated Acting President (ex officio) Igor Grosu (President of the Moldovan Parliament)[19] 29 July 2021
 Mongolia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gombojavyn Zandanshatar (Chairman of the State Great Khural) 1 February 2019
 Montenegro Designated Acting President (ex officio) Aleksa Bečić (President of the Parliament) 23 September 2020
 Mozambique Designated Acting President (ex officio) Esperança Bias (President of the Assembly of the Republic)[20] 13 January 2020
 Myanmar Vice Presidents vacant (First)
Henry Van Thio (Second)
1 February 2021
30 March 2016
 Namibia Vice President Nangolo Mbumba 12 February 2018
   Nepal Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun October 2015
 New Zealand Designated Acting Governor-General (ex officio) Helen Winkelmann (Administrator of the government and Chief Justice of New Zealand) 14 March 2019
 Nicaragua Vice President Rosario Murillo[d] 10 January 2017
 Niger Designated Acting President (ex officio) Ousseini Tinni (President of the National Assembly) 25 March 2016
 Nigeria Vice President Yemi Osinbajo 29 May 2015
 North Macedonia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Talat Xhaferi (President of the Assembly) 27 April 2017
 Pakistan Designated Acting President (ex officio) Sadiq Sanjrani (Chairman of the Senate) 12 March 2018
 Palau Vice President Uduch Sengebau Senior 21 January 2021
 Palestine Designated Acting President (ex officio) Aziz Dweik (Speaker of the Palestinian Legislative Council) 29 March 2006
 Panama Vice President Jose Gabriel Carrizo 1 July 2019
 Paraguay Vice President Hugo Velázquez Moreno 15 August 2018
 Peru Vice Presidents Dina Boluarte (first)
vacant (second)
28 July 2021
23 March 2018
 Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo 30 June 2016
 Poland Designated Acting President (ex officio) Elżbieta Witek (Marshal of the Sejm) 6 August 2019
 Portugal Designated Acting President (ex officio) Eduardo Ferro Rodrigues (Presidents of the Assembly of the Republic) 23 October 2015
 Romania Designated Acting President (ex officio) Anca Dragu (President of the Senate) 21 December 2020
 Russia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Mikhail Mishustin (Prime Minister) 16 January 2020
 Rwanda Designated Acting President (ex officio) Augustin Iyamuremye (President of the Senate)[21] 17 October 2019
 Samoa Deputy O le Ao o le Malo Le Mamea Ropati 2016
 São Tomé and Príncipe Designated Acting President (ex officio) Delfim Neves (President of the National Assembly)[22] 22 November 2018
 Senegal Designated Acting President (ex officio) Moustapha Niasse (President of the National Assembly)[23] 17 October 2019
 Serbia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Ivica Dačić (President of the National Assembly) 22 October 2020
 Seychelles Vice President Ahmed Afif 26 October 2020
 Sierra Leone Vice President Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh 14 April 2018
 Singapore Designated Acting President (ex officio) Eddie Teo (Chairman of the Council of Presidential Advisers) 2 January 2019
 Slovakia Presidential Commission Boris Kollár (Speaker of the National Council)
Eduard Heger (Prime Minister)
20 March 2020
1 April 2021
 Slovenia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Dejan Židan (Speaker of the National Assembly) 23 August 2018
 Somalia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Mohamed Mursal Sheikh Abdirahman (President of the House of the People) 30 April 2018.
 South Africa Deputy President David Mabuza 26 February 2018
 South Sudan Vice Presidents of South Sudan Riek Machar (first)
James Wani Igga (second)
Taban Deng Gai (third)
Rebecca Nyandeng Garang (fourth)
Hussein Abdelbagi (fifth)
21 February 2020
21 February 2020
21 February 2020
21 February 2020
21 February 2020
 Sri Lanka Designated Acting President (ex officio) Mahinda Rajapaksa (Prime Minister) 21 November 2019
 Sudan Deputy Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 11 November 2021
 Suriname Vice President Ronnie Brunswijk 16 July 2020[24]
  Switzerland Vice President Ignazio Cassis 1 January 2021
 Syria Vice Presidents[25] vacant
vacant
17 July 2021
17 July 2021
 Tajikistan Designated Acting President (ex officio) Rustam Emomali (Chairman of the National Assembly) 17 April 2020
 Tanzania Vice President Philip Mpango 31 March 2021
 Togo Designated Acting President (ex officio) Yawa Djigbodi Tségan (President of the National Assembly) 24 January 2019
 Trinidad and Tobago Designated Acting President (ex officio) Christine Kangaloo (President of the Senate) 23 September 2015
 Tunisia Designated Acting President (for temporary absences) Najla Bouden (Prime Minister) 11 October 2021
Designated Acting President (for absolute absences) Rached Ghannouchi (Speaker of the Assembly of the Representatives of the People) 13 November 2019
 Turkey Vice President Fuat Oktay 10 July 2018
 Turkmenistan Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gülşat Mämmedowa (Speaker of the Assembly) 30 March 2018
 Uganda Vice President Jessica Alupo 21 june 2021
 Ukraine Designated Acting President (ex officio) Ruslan Stefanchuk (Chairmen of the Verkhovna Rada) 8 October 2021
 United Arab Emirates Vice President Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum 11 February 2006
 United States Vice President Kamala Harris 20 January 2021
 Uruguay Vice President Beatriz Argimón 1 March 2020
 Vanuatu Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gracia Shadrack (Speaker of the Parliament) 20 April 2020
 Venezuela Vice President Delcy Rodríguez 14 June 2018
 Vietnam Vice President Võ Thị Ánh Xuân 6 April 2021
 Yemen Vice President (Aden) Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar 4 April 2016
 Zambia Vice President Mutale Nalumango 24 August 2021
 Zimbabwe Vice Presidents Constantino Chiwenga
vacant
28 December 2017
1 March 2021

States recognised by some United Nations member states

Country Vice President Since
 Abkhazia Vice President Badr Gunba 23 April 2020
 Republic of China (Taiwan) Vice President Lai Ching-te 20 May 2020
 Kosovo Designated Acting President (ex officio) Glauk Konjufca (Chairman of the Assembly of Kosovo) 22 March 2021
 Northern Cyprus Designated Acting President (ex officio) Önder Sennaroğlu (Speaker of the Assembly of the Republic) 18 January 2021
 South Ossetia Designated Acting President (ex officio) Gennady Bekoyev (Prime Minister)[26] 29 August 2020
 Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic Designated Acting President (ex officio) Khatri Addouh (President of the Sahrawi National Council) 10 July 2010

States recognised by no United Nations member states

Country Vice President Since
 Artsakh Designated Acting President (ex officio) Arthur Tovmasyan (President of the National Assembly of Artsakh) 21 May 2020
 Donetsk People's Republic Designated Acting Head (ex officio) Alexander Ananchenko (Prime Minister) 1 December 2018
 Luhansk People's Republic Designated Acting Head (ex officio) Sergey Kozlov (Prime Minister) 1 December 2018
 Somaliland Vice President Abdirahman Saylici 2010
 Transnistria Designated Acting President (ex officio) Aleksandr Martynov (Prime Minister) 17 December 2016

Alternative governments

Country Vice President Since
Myanmar National Unity Government of Myanmar Vice President Duwa Lashi La 16 April 2021
Yemen Supreme Political Council of Yemen Deputy Head of the Supreme Political Council (Sana'a) Qassem Labozah 14 August 2016
Syrian opposition National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces / Syrian Interim Government Vice Presidents Abdel Ahad Astifou (First)
Abdel Hakim Bashar (Second)
Ruba Habboush (Third)

12 July 2021

30 June 2019
12 July 2020

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Previously served as President of Argentina from 2007 to 2015
  2. ^ Currently serving as First Lady of Azerbaijan
  3. ^ Sitti Farouata has served as Governor of Grande Comore since 23 May 2019, but only became Designated Acting President on 11 November 2021 after President Azali Assoumani had been in office for more than 900 days
  4. ^ Currently serving as First Lady of Nicaragua

References

  1. ^ or Prime Minister if he cannot exercise his duties
  2. ^ or another member of the government if he cannot exercise his duties
  3. ^ or his deputy if he cannot exercise his duties
  4. ^ or First Vice President of the National Assembly if he cannot exercise his duties
  5. ^ or President of the Senate if he cannot exercise his duties
  6. ^ or President of the National Assembly if the President of the Senate cannot exercise his duties or Prime Minister if neither President of the Senate nor President of the National Assembly cannot exercise their duties
  7. ^ or his replacement if he cannot exercise his duties
  8. ^ or Prime Minister if there is no Vice-President or he cannot exercise his duties
  9. ^ or Speaker of the Shura Council if he cannot exercise his duties or President of the Supreme Constitutional Court if Parliament is dissolved
  10. ^ or Vice-President of Senate if he cannot exercise his duties
  11. ^ or Vice-Presidents of the National Assembly in the order of the seniority if he cannot exercise his duties
  12. ^ Speaker of the Council of Representatives becomes Designated Acting President in the case there is no Vice President
  13. ^ or a Deputy Speaker if the Speaker of the Knesset cannot exercise his duties
  14. ^ When Vice-President cannot exercise his duties the Prime Minister exercises the function of acting president
  15. ^ or Chair of the Mazhilis if the Chair of the Senate cannot exercise his duties or Prime Minister if neither Chair of the Senate nor Chair of the Mazhilis cannot exercise their duties
  16. ^ or Prime Minister if he cannot exercise their duties
  17. ^ or a person designated by the Prime Minister
  18. ^ or the President of Constitutional Council if he cannot exercise his duties
  19. ^ or Prime Minister if he cannot exercise their duties
  20. ^ or his substitute if he cannot exercise his duties
  21. ^ or President of the Chamber of Deputies if the President of the Senate cannot exercise his duties or Prime Minister if neither President of the Senate nor President of the Chamber of Deputies cannot exercise their duties
  22. ^ or his substitute if he cannot exercise his duties
  23. ^ or Vice Presidents of the National Assembly in the order of precedence if he cannot exercise his duties
  24. ^ "Live blog: Verkiezing president en vicepresident Suriname". De Ware Tijd (in Dutch). Retrieved 13 July 2020.
  25. ^ Prime Minister becomes Designated Acting President in the case there is no Vice President
  26. ^ or President of Parliament of South Ossetia if he cannot exercise his duties.