Business leaders on both sides of the border are looking forward to the opportunities that the re-opening of the checkpoint will bring.
Although making gur has seen some scientific progress, the centuries-old process is still much the same.
One of the priorities moving forward is to reduce the trade deficit that Pakistan runs with Indonesia and to increase two-way investments, thereby diversifying and expanding economic ties.
Farmers can make much more money growing saffron than illegal drugs, and doing so has the added benefit of undermining terrorist groups.
Strengthening mutual co-operation will "reflect the true economic potential of the two countries", officials say.
Newly inaugurated common facilities established by the government are expected to improve the quality and value of locally produced honey and silk.
Multinational companies are expected to invest billions of dollars in Pakistan over the next ten years.