Public Relations and Media Executive Manager at Kuwait Finance House (KFH) Saeed Tawfiqi announced that the number of users of KFH’s Quran application for androids and iPhones reached 2.5 million users. He added that there are 3000 daily users on iPhones and 600 daily users on androids. He asserted that the application on androids will witness an increase in number of users after the upgrade.
Tawfiqi stated that KFH has updated the Quran application on androids, since KFH believes in implementing technology to serve its Shariah objectives. He went on to say that the new Quran version on androids include options that are not available in older versions on Play Store. He explained that the new application allows vocal recitation of Quran by 12 of the best reciters in the Arab world. The new application includes explanation of meanings, and many details in different colours.
Moreover, Tawfiqi said that KFH has added the option of digital search and using different colours for search words, which allows for faster search of the required page, not to mention that the display font is clearer and suits various screen sizes. He noted that version 2 has high-speed browsing, in addition to a periodical report about the pages read and the time spent reading. Tawfiqi stressed that KFH is keen to develop and upgrade its applications on smart phones and the internet. The bank also seeks to launch new applications and programs that meet the bank’s leadership in the technical field; thus allowing KFH to be the leading Islamic bank worldwide.