China and Pakistan on Wednesday signed more than 10 deals ranging from trade and minerals to agriculture and satellites.
He also proposed the two nations create new areas and explore new ways of cooperation. "China and Pakistan should vigorously boost border trade so as to bring more substantive benefits to their citizens."
What Zardari appeared to receive was deals on trade.
There was no mention, at least in this article, about money for a Pakistani economy on the brink, weapons to fend off US predator drones, or any kind of mutual defense pact.