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Jul 15, 2015 2:11 PM ET

Archived: Ziyara GPS™ – The App for Islam’s Holy Sites: To Expand The World’s No. 1 Free App to Holy Sites in Makkah & Madinah

iCrowdNewswire - Jul 15, 2015

Ziyara GPS™ – The App for Islam’s Holy Sites

Ziyara GPS™ is the world’s leading mobile app for religious, historical, and touristic sites in the two most holy cities of Islam – Makkah and Madinah – and also the world’s first GPS-linked guide for Hajj and Umrah.  It is a free app, available to anyone for download and use both on Apple and Android.

This world-exclusive app documents over 500 of the most important sites in the Holy Cities of Makkah and Madinah, some of which have been documented for the first time globally. The app also features some of the most beautiful historic and contemporary photography and multimedia for the sacred sites, also in many instances, world-exclusive for Ziyara GPS™.

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Ziyara GPS™ has been specifically created to encourage Muslims to visit all holy sites of Islam to strengthen their own spirituality and enhance their knowledge by celebrating the heritage of their religion. 

Each site location in Ziyara GPS™ tells a different story and presents a different time in Islamic history. Not only does it open a world of unknown opportunities and knowledge, but it is also a fantastic way to educate Muslims, non-Muslims, and future generations about Islamic heritage.

Ziyara GPS™ is a 100% philanthropic initiative and with our new wide expansion, welcome your contributions towards the project.

Funds for the expansion will prioritise focus on the following:

•   Research and authentication of 1,000+ more sites in Makkah and Madinah

•   Geographic expansion to include the global Islamic holy sites in the likes of the Levant, Fertile Crescent, Mediterranean, Asia, and the West

•   Exciting new developments in Ziyara GPS™ focused on the major Prophets and Messengers, peace be upon them, and their journeys

•   Marketing campaign for Ziyara GPS™ on social media

•   Media campaign to promote Ziyara GPS™ to global media in technology, culture and travel 

•   Stakeholder Engagement Campaign with the 500 most influential Islamic people in the world for support and recognition

•    Greater accreditation by the world’s top Islamic scholars and institutions

•    Talent acquisition of specialists in a variety of fields such as technology and travel to enhance the app

We invite you to join and support us as we grow Ziyara GPS™ Inshallah. 

Be part of making history in the 21st century / 15th Islamic century.

Our pledge has always been to keep Ziyara GPS™ as a 100% philanthropic initiative, making the app free for any user.

This is important due to the religious content of the app, and thereby ensuring that everyone can benefit from our work.

So, here is how you can help us spread the fascinating history of our beautiful religion:

Pledge: You can make a LaunchGood donation of any amount and receive the reward for your investment, in this world and in the next, Inshallah.

Share: You can be involved in the positive nature of Ziyara GPS™ by sharing this campaign with all your friends and family asking them to be a part of the blessings of the project. Please help us share this campaign on social networking sites.

Du’a: We would really appreciate your du’as (supplications) for this project.

Launched on the day of Eid 1435/ July 2014 from the holy city of Al-Madinah Al-Munawwarah, Ziyara GPS™ has been overwhelmingly ranked as one of the world’s best Islamic apps by its users, with an average rating of 4.6+/5.

Ziyara GPS™ has been acknowledged by several media outlets, one of which includes a full-page feature about us in Saudi Gazette, Saudi Arabia’s main English language newspaper, aiming to help transform perceptions about Islam in the Kingdom and around the world. 

For more information about Ziyara GPS™, please visit our website: http://www.ziyaragps.com  

Contact Information:

Rana Ismail

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