There is a lot of optimism among the family members that the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamas Al Thani, will consider pardoning these naval veterans on their national day, on December 18.
To a separate question on India's abstention on a resolution to the conflict at the United Nations, Jaishankar said New Delhi's policy towards Palestine has been long-standing.
India said the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict in Gaza was causing immense human suffering, including to civilians, elderly, women and children.
"We welcome all efforts of the international community towards de-escalation," said Jaishankar at the meeting convened by South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.
"Canada was discussed as it was important that Australia got our perspective. Space has been given to extremism and radicalism in Canada and this had to be brought to light," said Jaishankar.
They met thrice in each other’s countries and twice elsewhere, said Jaishankar, during the India Australia 2+2 ministerial dialogue in New Delhi.
Indian, Australian PMs have met five times this year, showing importance of relationship: Jaishankar
The 2+2 meeting was attended by Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh from the Indian side and Foreign Minister Penny Wong and Deputy PM and Defence Minister Richard Marles from Australia.
The ties between India and Canada came under severe strain after Canadian PM Justin Trudeau alleged the potential involvement of Indian agents in the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
The two countries have been negotiating a free trade agreement since January 2022, with a target to significantly enhance the GBP 36-million bilateral trade partnership.
Fourteen rounds of negotiations have concluded and 21 out of the 24 chapters have been agreed upon. However, some contentious issues need to be worked out before the deal is finalised.
The meeting came hours after British PM Rishi Sunak appointed the former premier as his new Foreign Secretary in a dramatic reshuffle of his Cabinet ahead of general elections next year.
The India-UK Comprehensive Strategic Partnership was launched in 2021 along with the India-UK Roadmap 2030 that seeks to expand ties in a range of areas.
Blinken and Austin will arrive for the fifth meeting on Friday
Apart from the Israel-Hamas war and Russia-Ukraine war, the four ministers are also likely to discuss the Canada-India diplomatic row, the Indo-Pacific and strengthening defence and diplomatic ties.
The officers were working for a company called Dahra Global Technologies & Consultancy Services in Doha before they were picked up by Qatari authorities on August 30, 2022.
Stalin said the Maldives authorities directed that the penalty should be paid within 30 days and the boats would be detained until the fine is paid.
Wangchuck will meet PM Narendra Modi, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and senior Indian officials during the visit.
The 2+2 meeting comes ahead of the much-speculated Quad Summit that India will host this year.
Meets relatives of veterans who have been awarded death sentence by a Qatar court
Government attaches 'highest importance' to the case, tells EAM Jaishankar to kins of 8 Indians on death row in Qatar
The eight former Indian Navy personnel were on Thursday handed down death sentence by Qatar's Court of First Instance.