Abstract. The article is devoted to the study of the process of the transformation of priority directions in the policy of Pakistan in relation to Central Asia states, which took place in 1999-2008 under the influence of a number of internal and external factors. As a result of the research the priorities in the regional policy of Pakistan in the period under consideration are determined, and also the main conditions of the formation of the foreign policy course of Pakistan towards Central Asia states are highlighted. Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan began to take the first place in the Central Asian direction of Pakistan policy from 1999 to 2008. Uzbekistan along with Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan took the place of the "second echelon" in the foreign policy strategy of Pakistan.
Key words and phrases: Пакистан, Центральная Азия, США, КНР, РФ, внешняя политика, Pakistan, Central Asia, The USA, The People’s Republic of China, The Russian Federation, foreign policy