Sharif, who is widely seen as the successor to her father, whose final term ends next year, denied the claims, and posted to Twitter documents that she claimed proved she was merely a trustee of the properties rather than the owner. The bench had also ordered the attorney general that the federation may itself decide about constitution of commission to initiate inquiry and proceed against the person in accordance with law.
Earlier, the members of PML-N's parliamentary party warmly welcomed Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif by thumping desks on his arrival for the meeting.
However, the JIT's findings have severely shaken Sharif's position, giving more ammunition to opposition and the military, which could have serious implications for India's security.
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said on Friday that he could not even think about tendering resignation on the basis of the report put forth by the Joint Investigation Team as the apex court would give them opportunity to clarify the position.
Three of Sharif's four children - Maryam and his sons Hasan and Hussein - were implicated in the papers. PML-N voters in his constituency are toeing his line and do not want him to resign. He is our leader and will always remain so.
He said who will hold accountable those who are pushing the country towards darkness.
Sharif announced his decision while chairing an emergency meeting of his cabinet, which endorsed the move.
And so Calibri, a default Microsoft Word font frequently replaced by its colleagues Times New Roman and Arial, has become central to the investigation into whether the Pakistani prime minister's daughter Maryam fabricated documents to make it look like her family had properly disclosed details of their wealth to relevant authorities.
Additionally, sources also confirmed the existence of a controversial letter from Qatari prince Hamad Bin Jasim Jaber Al Thani that certified that the properties under scanner were purchased from funds raised by the liquidation of business ventures in which Sharif's father Mian Muhammad Sharif and the prince were partners.
He asked the PM to resign as Pakistan needed a powerful chief executive. He has done a great job for the country. "It is very odd that the name of the person was not disclosed", he said.
Awami Muslim League (AML) President Sheikh Rasheed renewed calls for the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. There is no water, sanitation and infrastructure in the NA-120.
The banners read, Nawaz Sharif qadam barhao hum tumharay saath hain (Carry on Nawaz Sharif, we are with you).